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St. Lawrence University
  • 4 Year
  • CANTON, NY

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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St. Lawrence is a highly rated private university located in Canton, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,365 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the St. Lawrence acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Economics, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 84% of students, St. Lawrence alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,500.

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23 ROMODA DRIVE
CANTON, NY 13617
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Liberty League

St. Lawrence University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SLU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
42%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1180-1350
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,047 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,583 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,365 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
27
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
31%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Preppy
    36%
  • Passionate
    28%
  • Big egos
    16%
  • Outgoing
    12%
  • Laidback
    4%
  • Overachiever
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
55%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 58 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Strong community
    40%
  • A good variety of people
    25%
  • Pretentious. Very egotistic.
    25%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Terrible
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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