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St. Lawrence University

School Profile

  • St. Lawrence UniversityPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College in Canton, NY
  • Acceptance Rate: 34%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
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Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,206
First-year Undergraduate Students: 616
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,187
Graduate Students: 119

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of African Studies
  • Bachelor of American Literature
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biophysics
  • Bachelor of Canadian Studies
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Conservation Biology
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of English Literature (British)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of GeophysicsSeismology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Neurobiology/Physiology
  • Bachelor of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $39,765
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $39,765

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test: Recommended
  • SAT Subject Tests: Recommended
  • ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants


Member: NCAA
Team name: Saints


  • Ranked #53 National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Ranked #53 High School Counselor Rankings

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Admissions Address

Payson Hall
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 229-5261
(800) 285-1856
Fax: (315) 229-5818
Contact: Teresa Cowdrey
Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 39%
Early decision acceptance rate 87%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 36%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,900
Female applicants 2,349
Male applicants 2,551
Applicants accepted 1,887
Female applicants accepted 967
Male applicants accepted 920
Freshman enrollment 609
Female freshman enrollment 316
Male freshman enrollment 293
Early decision applicants 230
Early decision applicants accepted 201
Early decision applicants enrolled 185
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 30%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 464
Students accepting place on wait list 127
Students accepted from wait list 39

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 45%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 3.6
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.2-3.9

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 61%
SAT Critical Reading average score 610
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 560-660
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 615
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 570-660
SAT Writing average score 610
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 550-660
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 22%
Average ACT Composite score 27
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 25-29
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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