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St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

St Lawrence University Academics

St. Lawrence University requires a minimum of 120.6 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at St. Lawrence University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. St. Lawrence University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, St. Lawrence University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 82% of students who start college at St. Lawrence University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

St. Lawrence University true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: St. Lawrence University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At St. Lawrence University?

St. Lawrence University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with St. Lawrence University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at St. Lawrence University

When choosing a major, St. Lawrence University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at St. Lawrence University.St. Lawrence University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. St. Lawrence University false.St. Lawrence University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About St. Lawrence University

Does St. Lawrence University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with St. Lawrence University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does St. Lawrence University Offer Online Classes?

❌ St. Lawrence University false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does St. Lawrence University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ St. Lawrence University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does St. Lawrence University Have An Honors Program?

❌ St. Lawrence University false or a Freshman Honor College.

Does St. Lawrence University Require Internships?

🟨 St. Lawrence University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University Library

The main library on campus is the Owen D. Young Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at St. Lawrence University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

St Lawrence University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University, Clarkson University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Rochester and Dartmouth College

•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with New York University

•Pharmacy with Buffalo State College, State University of New York; physical therapy, physicians assistant with Clarkson University


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does St. Lawrence University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

St. Lawrence University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at St. Lawrence University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Fall Freshmen
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Feb 1
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