Reach out to St. Lawrence University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here is an overiew of some of St Lawrence University's admissions stats.
|St Lawrence University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||29.9%|
|Mean SAT Score||1255|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||18%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for St. Lawrence University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||Yes||February 1||––|
St. Lawrence University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with St Lawrence University directly for more information about early applications.
🗓️ Early Decision II applications are due February 1.
The early decision acceptance rate at St Lawrence University is 81%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 57%. In 2022, St Lawrence University admitted 223 of the 275 students who applied early decision.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into St Lawrence University is moderately difficult.
In 2021, St Lawrence University accepted 57% of all applicants, around 2,950 from 5,217 applicants.
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 2022, St Lawrence University waitlisted 153 students and 64 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 3 eventually received an admissions offer.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does St Lawrence University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with St Lawrence University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to St Lawrence University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with St Lawrence University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|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, 27.2% submitted a class rank. At St Lawrence University 29.9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 72% were in the top 25% and 95.1% were in the top 50%.
At St. Lawrence University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.02%|
|3.50 and 3.74||24.54%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.2%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.35%|
|2.50 and 2.9||5.01%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.5%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to St Lawrence University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
St Lawrence University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
St Lawrence University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 18% of St Lawrence University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other St Lawrence University applicants, you should aim to score between 1230 and 1380 (or higher!) on the SAT. At St Lawrence University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1380 and 25% of scored lower than 1230, 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 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 620 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of St Lawrence University students scored 710 or higher, and 75% scored a 620 or higher.
To be most competitive at St Lawrence University, you should strive to earn between 29 and 32 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St Lawrence University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.
A 29 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St Lawrence University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 29.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to St Lawrence University.
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 should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is St Lawrence University's acceptance rate?
✅ St Lawrence University's acceptance rate is 57%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at St Lawrence University?
🟨 St Lawrence University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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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 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Lawrence University is Feb 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
32 and Above
29 to 32
29 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to St Lawrence University is 27. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into St Lawrence University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 29 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 29 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1380 and Above
1230 to 1380
1230 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St Lawrence University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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