St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY

St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$58,750

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
680
25th
590
75th
32
25th
28
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,813
Declined 3,139
Total Received 5,952
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Private

2,490

undergraduate students

64

graduate students

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School Facts

St. Lawrence University, founded in 1856, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Canton, in northern New York.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,554
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,100‐acre campus in Canton (population: 6,487), 80 miles from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; 100 miles from Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 130 miles from Syracuse. Served by bus; major airport serves Ottawa; smaller airports serve Ogdensburg (18 miles), Massena (38 miles), and Watertown (60 miles); train serves Plattsburgh (100 miles) and Syracuse. University operates transportation to airports and to Boston, Buffalo, New York City, and Syracuse during breaks.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

St. Lawrence University
23 Romoda Drive
Canton, NY
13617

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • St. Lawrence University's alma mater was written by a graduate who also wrote "I'll Be Home for Christmas," and every time the holiday song is performed, St. Lawrence receives a royalty payment.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
680
25th
590
75th
32
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee (may be waived if applicant visits campus)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,813
Declined 3,139
Total Received 5,952

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$37,624

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $58,330
Housing $8,160
Food $6,990
Additional fees $420
Books & supplies $750
Total $74,650
Average Financial Aid - $37,624
Total with Avg. Aid $37,026

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 355-0863
F: 315 229-5818
finaid@stlawu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Equestrian yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Squash yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, crew, cross-country, cycling, fencing, figure skating, Frisbee, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, cross-country, cycling, fencing, figure skating, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, riding, rowing, running/fitness, snowboarding, soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, broomball, dance team, flag football, ice hockey, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Liberty League, Eastern College Athletic Association (Division I, hockey)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Conservation Biology. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Geophysics and Seismology. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Statistics, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,554

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,490
students

Female
54%
1,356

Male
46%
1,134

3%

64
students

Female
48%
31

Male
52%
33

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,406
students

Female
55%
1,312

Male
45%
1,094

3%

84
students

Female
52%
44

Male
48%
40

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Student Break-down

3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

58

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Egypt
India
Kenya
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

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