St Lawrence University: Statistics

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#2057 of 14,131 In the World
#596 of 2,597 In North America
#545 of 2,496 In the United States
#51 of 221 In New York State
#1 of 2 In Canton
#635 of 1,041 For Anthropology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
47%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$31,578 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,280
Graduates
39
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.stlawu.edu

St Lawrence University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 47% 42% 53%
Applicants 5,952 3,006 2,946
Admissions 2,813 1,254 1,559
Freshmen enrolled full time 571 260 311

1,631 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

566 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
241 or 42%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1180
or below

75% of them
had 1360
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in St Lawrence University are 1180-1360 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
96 or 17%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 28
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in St Lawrence University are 28-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1753 (76%)
Nonresident Alien 212 (9%)
Hispanic 137 (6%)
Black or African American 87 (4%)
Two or more races 46 (2%)
Asian 45 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 33 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$31,578/year
Average aid awarded
$41,467
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $9,362
$30-48K $15,103
$48-75K $20,396
$75-110K $25,310
$110K+ $39,183

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $58,330$21,852
Tuition in-state $58,330$21,852
Tuition out-of-state $58,330$21,852
Fee in-district $420$80
Fee in-state $420$80
Fee out-of-state $420$80

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,372
Combined charge for room and board $15,150
Room charge $8,160
Meal charge $6,990

St Lawrence University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Economics, General 57
Psychology, General 49
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 47
English Language and Literature, General 36
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 34
Political Science and Government, General 31
Social Sciences, Other 30
Mathematics, General 21
History, General 20
International & Globalization Studies 20
Sociology, General 18
Statistics, General 17
Neuroscience 16
Conservation Biology 16
Environmental Studies 16
Education, General 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 12
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11
Anthropology, General 10
Art & Art Studies, General 9
Chemistry, General 9
Counseling Psychology 8
Geology & Earth Science, General 7
Physics, General 6
Philosophy 4
General Studies 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 3
Music, General 3
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 3
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Biochemistry 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 1
Biophysics 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1
Grand Total 514 26
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 80% 74% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,243
Citations
22,244

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
554 / 5,621
Environmental Science
184 / 4,966
Psychology
174 / 6,547
Sociology
159 / 1,536
Biology
124 / 3,728
Art & Design
124 / 1,094
Computer Science
117 / 2,125
Medicine
108 / 3,190
Political Science
105 / 765
Economics
101 / 954
Business
91 / 2,346
History
82 / 54
Chemistry
78 / 2,204
Geology
66 / 1,243
Social Psychology
66 / 3,808
Physics
63 / 2,429
Mathematics
59 / 595
Demography
53 / 1,595
Engineering
53 / 968
Political Economy
52 / 385
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
52 / 7
Gender Studies
50 / 460
Ecology
45 / 1,923
Geography and Cartography
42 / 1,102
Philosophy
42 / 17
Media Studies
41 / 102
Classics and Ancient History
39 / 31
Child Psychology
38 / 2,002
Art History
36 / 4
Law
35 / 229
Petrology and Geochemistry
30 / 625
Environmental Management
29 / 771
Literature
29 / 26
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
27 / 61
Cognitive Science
27 / 420
Paleontology
27 / 266
Performing arts
24 / 1
Public Policy / Administration
22 / 60
Linguistics
20 / 14
Neuroscience
20 / 958

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 145
1992 17 129
1993 20 160
1994 17 151
1995 16 134
1996 20 171
1997 18 185
1998 25 213
1999 23 215
2000 24 241
2001 29 300
2002 19 339
2003 35 479
2004 32 472
2005 42 503
2006 32 577
2007 24 665
2008 47 773
2009 55 803
2010 57 996
2011 45 1067
2012 47 1249
2013 58 1462
2014 63 1390
2015 68 1500
2016 65 1466
2017 56 1543
2018 62 1558
2019 63 1774
2020 69 2141
2021 71 2235

St Lawrence University alumni

  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-2020 (aged 104)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Kirk Douglas was an American actor and filmmaker. After an impoverished childhood, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 films and was known for his explosive acting style. He was named by the American Film Institute the 17th-greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema and was the highest-ranked living person on the list.

  2. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    film actoractorphotographerpoetwriter
    Biography

    Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. R Danish: [ˈviko ˈmɒːtn̩sn̩]; born October 20, 1958) is an American actor, author, musician, photographer, poet, and painter. Born and raised in the State of New York to a Danish father and American mother, he also lived in Argentina during his childhood. He is the recipient of various accolades including a Screen Actors Guild Award and has been nominated for three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

  3. Susan Collins

    Susan Collins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in St Lawrence University
    Studied in 1975
    Occupations
    politiciancongressional staffdirector
    Biography

    Susan Margaret Collins is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from Maine. A member of the Republican Party, she has held her seat since 1997 and is Maine's longest-serving member of Congress.

  4. Martha MacCallum

    Martha MacCallum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in St Lawrence University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Martha Bowes MacCallum is a American conservative news host for Fox News. She is the host of The Story with Martha MacCallum, broadcast from Manhattan. MacCallum joined the network in 2004. Her interviews with President Barack Obama, General David Petraeus, Arizona Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, First Lady Laura Bush, and others have been featured on her programs.

General info

Founded 1856
Motto Fides et Veritas
Faith and Truth
Colors scarlet, brown
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 718
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 23 Romoda Drive
Canton, New York, 13617
United States
City population 12,000
Phone 3152295011
Fax +1 (315) 229 5502

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