If you are thinking about applying to St Lawrence University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the application fee costs $60.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from St Lawrence University by March 31.
|St Lawrence University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||42%|
|Mean SAT Score||1255|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||55%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||20%|
St. Lawrence University offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 2/1.
The early decision acceptance rate at St Lawrence University is 74%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 42%. In 2021, St Lawrence University admitted 221 of the 297 students who applied early decison.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into St Lawrence University. St Lawrence University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, St Lawrence University accepted 42% of all applicants, around 2,968 of the 6,998 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like St Lawrence University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
In 2021, St Lawrence University waitlisted 166 students. Of those, 45 eventually got off the waitlist.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to St Lawrence University must submit the following items. Double check with St Lawrence University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to St Lawrence University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 31% submitted a class rank. At St Lawrence University 42% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 77% were in the top 25% and 97% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At St. Lawrence University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
St Lawrence University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
St Lawrence University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 55% of St Lawrence University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other St Lawrence University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1170 and 1340 (or higher!) on the SAT. At St Lawrence University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1340 and 25% of scored lower than 1170, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a St Lawrence University student is 1255.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of St Lawrence University students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of St Lawrence University students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.
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To be most competitive at St Lawrence University, you should strive to earn between 24 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St Lawrence University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St Lawrence University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to St Lawrence University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is March 1.
Transfer students can enroll in St Lawrence University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to St Lawrence University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to St Lawrence University.
Does St Lawrence University accept transfer credits?
St Lawrence University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does St Lawrence University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
St Lawrence University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to St Lawrence University?
No, St Lawrence University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is St Lawrence University's acceptance rate?
St Lawrence University's acceptance rate is 42%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at St Lawrence University?
St Lawrence University's early decision acceptance rate was 74% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into St Lawrence University? St Lawrence University is a somewhat selective institution. The St Lawrence University acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Lawrence University is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St Lawrence University is Mar 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to St Lawrence University is 27. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into St Lawrence University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1340 and Above
1170 to 1340
1170 and Less
The median SAT score for St Lawrence University students is 1255. Applicants with SAT scores of 1340 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St Lawrence University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1170 to 1340 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1170 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St Lawrence University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St Lawrence University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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