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Colleges / St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

About St Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action. Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.

St. Lawrence University is a private, nonprofit university in the town of Canton, New York. St Lawrence University was founded in 1856. The university enrolls around 2,279 students per year, including 2,256 undergraduate students.

St Lawrence University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into St Lawrence University. Around 57% of applicants get into St Lawrence University each year. Out of 5,217 applications received in 2022, 2,950 students were offered admission.

St. Lawrence University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%

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St. Lawrence University is located in Canton, New York,.

If you are interested in seeing St Lawrence University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 11 to Canton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ogdensburg International.

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St Lawrence University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Lawrence University is Feb 1.

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St Lawrence University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1230 - 1380


Math SAT Range

600 - 690


Reading SAT Range

620 - 710

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1380 and Above


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1230 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for St Lawrence University students is 1255. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St Lawrence University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1230 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1230 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St Lawrence University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at St Lawrence University is like? There are approximately 2,279 students enrolled at St Lawrence University, including 2,256 undergraduate students and 23 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 40% percent are from NY and 60% percent of students are from other states.


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