St. Lawrence University requires at least 120.6 credits to complete 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 complete all the credits required within six years.
St Lawrence University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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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.
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
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with St Lawrence University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
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.
Student Designed Majors
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 does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at St Lawrence University
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 require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ St Lawrence University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ St Lawrence University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ St Lawrence University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ St Lawrence University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at St Lawrence University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Owen D. Young Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
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 university. 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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