St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY

St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$58,750

not including room and board

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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.

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

Social Networks

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent 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-prepatory 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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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$37,624

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $58,330
Room $8,160
Board $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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

96%

2,406
students

Female
55%
1,312

Male
45%
1,094

4%

84
students

Female
53%
44

Male
47%
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 transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

58

semester hours

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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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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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