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ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY - [STLAWU], CANTON, NEW YORK

Canton, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1856Established Year
  2522Enrollment

St. Lawrence University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

St. Lawrence University is a liberal arts education provider that welcomes students from 42 states and 59 countries to get enrolled for an undergraduate course in the liberal arts. The degrees granted at the university include Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Education with 69 majors 41 minors. The university has received accreditation by the Middle States and CAEP. Founded on April 3, 1856, St. Lawrence University is the oldest continuously coeducational institution offering higher learning to the students in New York State.

St. Lawrence University ranked #58 in National Liberal Arts Colleges. Also, the university has been named by NAFSA as one of eight higher education institutions receiving the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.

St. Lawrence University Rankings

  • Ranked 58th in National Liberal Arts College by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked 51th in Best Undergraduate Teaching by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked 72th in Best Value Schools by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked 53 in Best Liberal Arts College in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 60th in Best Small Colleges in America by Niche in 2020.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1856
Campus SettingRural
Total Enrollment2,572
Student-Faculty Ratio11:1

St. Lawrence University Campus

St. Lawrence University Campus

The main campus which is located in Canton NY includes 94 buildings that are spread on 1,000 acres of land. The campus is close to the Adirondack Mountains, which allows the students to get involved in personal and school-sponsored trips.

  • There are more than 150 Clubs & Organizations in which the students can take part to utilize their free time in a more productive way. Almost 30% of the students are involved in Athletic Activities.
  • The men's and women's hockey teams at the university compete at the NCAA Division I level. More than 80% of the students take part in Volunteer Work.

Residence Facilities at St. Lawrence University

The university stays committed to providing an inclusive living and learning environment to the students coming from different parts of the world.

  • There are 6 residence halls and 6 Greek chapters at the campus. Also, several theme houses have been constructed allowing the students to live more joyfully.
  • 98% of the students studying at St. Lawrence University choose to live on the campus. Also, the campus food has been nationally ranked by Princeton Review and The Daily Meal.
  • Multiple rooms draws will include suites, blocks, quads, and triples and the students will get accommodation based on their application and availability of seats.
  • The accommodation charges for the next year will be determined during the spring semester. For the 2018-2019 session; the students living in a single room in all residences were USD 4511.00 per semester while the rate for all other rooms was USD 3678.00 per semester.

Programs offered at St. Lawrence University

The students can choose from majors and minors in diversified programs based on their area of interest.

  • The liberal arts at St. Lawrence fuels allow the students to explore different academic options that match their interests and goals and satisfy their curiosity to learn and understand new things.
  • St. Lawrence University offers programs in the fields of economics, Business in the Liberal Arts, Psychology, Government, and Biology. Besides several pre-professional programs and combined engineering, nursing and MBA programs are also preferred by the majority of the national and international students.
  • The first international study program was designed in 1964.

Application Process

Application Portal

  • UG and PG students: Online
  • Application Fee: No fees USD 50

Note- The University waives the application fee for all international students. The students must indicate on the Common Application the fee waiver status while applying.

Standardized test scores: SAT or ACT Score; TOEFL, IELTS; Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers.

Admission Deadline

  • Early Decision – Starting November 1 - February 1
  • Regular Decision – February 1

Supporting Documents: Visa/passport, proof of English proficiency, official transcripts, international student financial statement, letter of recommendation, Affidavit of Financial Support Form; Counselor recommendation letter, Teacher recommendation letter

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students to afford the study in the USA is mentioned-below:

UG cost

Tuition and Fees for 2020-2021

TuitionCharges
Fall SemesterUSD 29,165
Spring SemesterUSD 29,165
Room (non-single)Charges
Fall SemesterUSD 4,080
Spring SemesterUSD 4,080
BoardCharges
Fall SemesterUSD 3,495
Spring SemesterUSD 3,495

Graduate cost

The tuition and fees for 2020-2021 include USD 3,642 per 3-hour course (USD 1,214 per credit hour). Also, there is a USD 40 registration fee per semester.

Scholarships & Financial Aid for Internatiolarsonal Students

The university offers merit and/or need-based financial aid. To afford to study in the USA, scholarships are offered to international students. The students will automatically be considered for financial aid based on academic merit (grades and test scores) and/or on need (based on the financial form.)

No additional forms or essays required at the time of applying for the scholarship.

Merit-based Scholarships

  • St. Lawrence University grants merit-based scholarships to students based on their academic achievements.
  • The scholarships range from $5,000 to full tuition.

Need-based Financial Aid

  • St. Lawrence University reviews each application for need-based grants which are offered based on the information mentioned in the Certificate of Finance.
  • The grants will be added to the International Scholarships.

Alumni Network

Celebrating tradition and creating new memories for the alumina is the main aim of St. Lawrence University.

  • The Laurentians care about their community and are focused to make a difference. There are different ways to engage with St. Lawrence, post completing your graduation from the university.
  • Some of the ways to engage with your alma mater include Laurentian Book Club, Laurentian Connection, Laurentian Travel Program among other ways.
  • Some of the notable aluminas include Hank Anderson - regional sales team leader at Bloomberg LP; Cindy Arcate - president & CEO at Power Options, Inc, among others.
  • The median starting salary of alumni is almost USD 54,200.

Placements

There are more than 30 off-campus study programs in 20 countries that are offered to the students. Also, there are various additional opportunities available through ISEP.

More than 95% of the Class of 2018 got employed or enrolled in graduate or professional schools within a year after Commencement. The international students can explore various employment opportunities as part of their financial aid award package.

Also, the Career Services stays committed to empowering students and graduates to develop their sense of purpose through formal studies actively engaging beyond the classroom. Exploring different career options, advancing the personal brand, expanding experiences are some of the benefits offered to the students.

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St. Lawrence University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2610
FAFSA Code002829
Application Cost$60
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$54,454 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6- -
Writing-5.5--
Reading-5.5--
Speaking-5.5--
Listening-5.5--
TOEFL-83- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score128512051365 40%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing645605685-
Mathematics640600680-
ACT282630 23%

St. Lawrence University Acceptance Rate

48.3%

Acceptance Rate

5866

Total Applicants

2610

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

45.1%

Male

54.9%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program48.3%
Total Applicants5107
Total Enrolled2468
Graduate
Graduate Programs48.3%
Total Applicants294
Total Enrolled142

St. Lawrence University Enrollment

Enrollment
St. Lawrence University Enrollment2610
Undergraduate Enrollment2468
Graduate Enrollment142
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate75.4%

Attendance Cost

$54,454

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$54,454 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$750 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,656 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$900 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$6,750 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$900 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$900 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$900 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
2916276814831
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    RANKED  #158

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    RANKED  #1685

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    Airport

    Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport600.09 Km
    Coleman A. Young International Airport677.56 Km
    Windsor International Airport679.58 Km
    Detroit Metropolitan Area694.56 Km
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    Capital Region International Airport783.66 Km
    Gerald R. Ford International Airport853.67 Km
    Fort Wayne International Airport911.12 Km
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