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St. Lawrence University
  • 4 Year
  • CANTON, NY

Report Card

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

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St. Lawrence is an above-average private university located in Canton, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,249 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the St. Lawrence acceptance rate is 47%. Popular majors include Business, Economics, and Communications. Graduating 80% 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

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SLU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1180-1360
ACT Range
28-32
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
$31,578 / 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
$41,467 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    72%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,249 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
31
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Preppy
    32%
  • Passionate
    25%
  • Big egos
    14%
  • Outgoing
    14%
  • Laidback
    11%
  • Overachiever
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
52%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 61 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Strong community
    43%
  • A good variety of people
    24%
  • Pretentious. Very egotistic.
    24%
  • Cliquey
    5%
  • Terrible
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
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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