2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$23,964

Net Price

72%

Admitted

18%

Enrolled

61%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Saint Martin’s University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,616. In 2021, there were 66 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #13 in Washington and ranks #747 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

66

Total Enrollment

1,616

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Saint Martin’s University

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#13

Washington Rank

Combining ranking factors for 22 schools that offer psychology degrees in Washington, Saint Martin’s University ranks #13.

#747

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Saint Martin’s University ranks #747.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Saint Martin’s University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Marriage and Family Therapy.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology33
Marriage and Family Therapy17
Social Work16
Total Graduates4917
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,653 students applied to the Saint Martin’s University. The university admitted 72% and 18% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Washington universities is 8,323. On average, all Washington institutions admit 84% and 25% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Saint Martin’s University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 80%. Compared to all Washington four or more years colleges, the percentage is 79%.

The overall graduation rate for Saint Martin’s University is 61%, compared to 64% for all Washington universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 50%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare SMU to Washington Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Saint Martin’s University to the average of all Washington four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

SMU

2,653

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

18%

Percent Enrolled

80%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

61%

Graduation Rate

WA Colleges

8,323

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

79%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

64%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 98 or 45% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 120 or 55% part-time faculty members employed at Saint Martin’s University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 98 or 45%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

SMU

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

45%

Percent Full-Time

55%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

WA Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

49%

Percent Full-Time

51%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Saint Martin’s University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $40,210, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $15,840 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Saint Martin’s University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Saint Martin’s University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$12,850
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,000
Total Living Expenses$15,850
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$40,210
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$57,060
In-State, Graduate Tuition$15,840
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$15,840
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Saint Martin’s University is $23,964. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Saint Martin’s University to all Washington universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

SMU

$57,060

Cost to Attend

$29,250

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$23,964

Net Price

WA Colleges

$36,045

Cost to Attend

$15,226

Average Financial Aid

80%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,576

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 285 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,173 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $29,250.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,173$29,250
Pell Grants508$4,750
Federal Student Loans742$6,902
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Saint Martin’s University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

SMU

1,173

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

508

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

742

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

WA Colleges

3,187

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

1,312

Number of Pell Grants

22%

Pell Grants

1,511

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

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