Tuition & Fees

$56,765

$56,765

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
57%
500-599
24%
400-499
3%
700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
37%
500-599
45%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined + 3,483
Total Received 6,458
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Private (nonprofit)

2,441

undergraduate students

81

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2805
ACT 2896

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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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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,522
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Canton, NY

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 12% of male students
 
4 sororities 18% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
57%
500-599
24%
400-499
3%
700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
37%
500-599
45%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
(may be waived if applicant visits campus)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined + 3,483
Total Received 6,458

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Melissa Richards
Acting Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 285-1856
F: 315 229-5818
admissions@stlawu.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,622

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,360
Room $7,880
Board $6,750
Additional fees $405
Books & supplies $750
Total $72,145
Average Financial Aid - $46,622
Total with Avg. Aid $25,523
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Patricia Farmer
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@stlawu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Bob Durocher (men's)
Director Of Athletics/department Chair
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Liberty League, Eastern College Athletic Association (Division I, hockey)
Mascot
Saints
School colors
scarlet and brown

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art/Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Physics
Business in the Liberal Arts
Chemistry
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Counseling/Human Development
Creative Writing
Economics
Economics/Mathematics
Educational Leadership
English
English/French
English/Spanish
Environmental Studies
Francophone Studies
General Education Studies
Geology
Geology/Physics
Global Studies
Government
History
History/French
History/Spanish
International Economics/Modern Languages
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Performance/Communication Arts
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Statistics
Studio Art
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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

2,522

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,441
students

Female
55%
1,345

Male
45%
1,096

3%

81
students

Female
60%
49

Male
40%
32

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,407
students

Female
56%
1,326

Male
44%
1,081

2%

34
students

Female
56%
19

Male
44%
15

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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
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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

International Student Contact

Musa Khalidi
Executive Director of International Admission
315 229-5261
mkhalidi@stlawu.edu

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