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St Lawrence University

23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY

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St Lawrence University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Canton, NY, which is a predominantly rural area. Approximately two thousand students enroll at St Lawrence University per year.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs St Lawrence University offers:

  • Psychology
  • English Language And Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. St Lawrence University accepts roughly 40 percent of students applying annually. Of those students accepted, about 35 percent enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $47,000 annually, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $6,500 each year. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at St Lawrence University through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants St Lawrence University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at St Lawrence University is around 2,500 students. The student body is made up of 96% undergraduate students and 27% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $54,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,700 to $2,000 per unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$30,601
Receiving Student Loans56%$7,286
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, St Lawrence University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 80%, St Lawrence University is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years77%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2007)
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

St Lawrence University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association)
  • Basketball (Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association)
  • 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
  • Other Sports
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by St Lawrence University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact St Lawrence University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
46.17%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
96%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$29,243