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#2312 of 14,131 In the World
#664 of 2,597 In North America
#608 of 2,496 In the United States
#62 of 221 In New York State
#1 of 2 In Canton
#816 of 1,133 For Political Economy
Top50% For 9 other topics
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Acceptance rate
57%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
31
Avg. cost to attend
$31,744 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
2,247
Graduates
32
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.stlawu.edu

St Lawrence University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

St Lawrence University has an acceptance rate of 57% and is among the top 18% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 57% 55% 58%
Applicants 5,217 2,327 2,890
Admissions 2,950 1,284 1,666
Freshmen enrolled full time 602 299 303

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
109 or 18%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1400
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in St Lawrence University are 1220-1400 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 4%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 29
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in St Lawrence University are 29-32 (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 demographics by race or ethnicity

White 1736 (76%)
Nonresident Alien 211 (9%)
Hispanic 133 (6%)
Black or African American 75 (3%)
Asian 46 (2%)
Two or more races 45 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 25 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend St Lawrence University is $31,744 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$31,744/year
Average aid awarded
$43,640
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,108
$30-48K $13,358
$48-75K $21,150
$75-110K $25,295
$110K+ $38,461

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $59,800$22,380
Tuition in-state $59,800$22,380
Tuition out-of-state $59,800$22,380
Fee in-district $420$80
Fee in-state $420$80
Fee out-of-state $420$80

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 2,362
Combined charge for room and board $15,530
Room charge $8,365
Meal charge $7,165

St Lawrence University majors

St Lawrence University has granted 532 bachelor's degrees across 32 programs and 22 master's across 2 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at St Lawrence University.

Major Bachelor Master
Economics, General 68
Psychology, General 66
Political Science and Government, General 46
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 41
Social Sciences, Other 35
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 29
English Language and Literature, General 25
International & Globalization Studies 20
Environmental Studies 19
Mathematics, General 19
History, General 18
Sociology, General 18
Education, General 17
Art & Art Studies, General 13
Conservation Biology 13
Geology & Earth Science, General 12
Neuroscience 12
Chemistry, General 9
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 9
Statistics, General 9
Philosophy 8
Anthropology, General 6
Physics, General 6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 5
Biochemistry 4
General Studies 4
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Biophysics 2
French Language and Literature 2
Music, General 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Grand Total 532 22

St Lawrence University has a graduation rate of 82%, which is among the 11% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 78% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

Publications & Citations

St Lawrence University has published 1,490 scientific papers with 19,331 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Political Science, Philosophy, Computer Science, Law, Sociology, Physics, and Engineering.

Publications
1,490
Citations
19,331

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
960 / 9,656
Environmental Science
660 / 10,195
Biology
656 / 11,499
Political Science
565 / 4,806
Philosophy
522 / 4,986
Computer Science
519 / 9,654
Law
503 / 4,748
Sociology
476 / 5,549
Physics
472 / 8,939
Engineering
450 / 8,017
History
411 / 3,336
Chemistry
398 / 6,463
Medicine
395 / 6,835
Geography and Cartography
386 / 5,382
Psychology
377 / 6,479
Geology
349 / 5,088
Mathematics
325 / 4,691
Economics
311 / 3,787
Ecology
305 / 5,621
Quantum and Particle physics
287 / 5,475
Archaeology
279 / 2,787
Paleontology
269 / 3,389
Art & Design
250 / 2,184
Business
249 / 2,602
Linguistics
239 / 2,199
Statistics
188 / 3,163
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
185 / 3,334
Biochemistry
185 / 3,704
Genetics
177 / 3,171
Organic Chemistry
172 / 3,073
Materials Science
157 / 2,825
Neuroscience
147 / 3,501
Social Psychology
139 / 2,865
Development Studies
128 / 1,747
Psychiatry
124 / 2,714
Botany
122 / 2,732
Pathology
119 / 2,250
Finance
107 / 1,312
Machine Learning
99 / 1,589
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
94 / 539

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 24 132
1991 22 106
1992 20 93
1993 22 118
1994 20 109
1995 18 117
1996 25 141
1997 25 137
1998 34 168
1999 24 150
2000 24 174
2001 23 184
2002 21 217
2003 34 296
2004 35 302
2005 36 330
2006 25 385
2007 22 430
2008 31 479
2009 31 501
2010 38 561
2011 33 629
2012 35 724
2013 39 787
2014 52 765
2015 49 892
2016 56 920
2017 40 961
2018 49 1123
2019 61 1267
2020 59 1456
2021 72 1688
2022 81 1546
Academic rankings

St Lawrence University alumni

  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-2020 (aged 104)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm producersoldierscreenwriter
    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.

  2. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    film directoractorjazz musiciansingerwriter
    Biography

    Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. R is an American actor, writer, director, producer, musician, and multimedia artist. 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 71)
    Enrolled in St Lawrence University
    Studied in 1975
    Occupations
    congressional staffpoliticiandirector
    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 senator.

  4. Martha MacCallum

    Martha MacCallum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in St Lawrence University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Martha Bowes MacCallum is an American 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.

All 71 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1856
Motto Fides et Veritas
Faith and Truth
Colors scarlet, brown
Academic calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 716
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

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