Located in upstate NY, nestled on a 1,000-acre campus that sits between the Adirondack Mountains and the Canadian border, St. Lawrence University is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action. Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges, and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world. St. Lawrence supports students as they take time to uncover their greatest academic curiosities, starting with a robust First-Year Program, and leading to multiple opportunities with our Career Services Office, which connects students with our highly-ranked alumni network. Beyond the classroom, through an energetic sense of campus life, students eagerly explore their passions and collaborate with fellow students and the communities around them. Learn more and discover what the St. Lawrence experience is all about: https://www.stlawu.edu

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Outing Club; Music & Performing Arts

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

Students applying for first-year admission should submit the Common Application or the St. Lawrence Application. Students must also submit: official high school transcript(s), a counselor letter of recommendation, and two academic teacher letters of recommendation. International students must also submit the International Student Certification of Finances. St. Lawrence is test optional for all students. Students whose native language is not English and are not attending an English-speaking school must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores as proof of English language proficiency.

Transfer

Transfer applicants should submit the Common Application or the St. Lawrence Application. Students must also submit: official high school transcript(s), official college transcript(s), the Academic Evaluation for Transfers, the Transfer College Report, and the Mid-Term Report. International students must submit the International Student Certification of Finances. St. Lawrence is test optional for all students. Students whose native language is not English and who are not attending an English-speaking school must submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores as proof of English language proficiency.  

Additional Information

For first-year applicants: St. Lawrence offers both Early Decision and Regular Decision. Students can apply for Early Decision between November 1 and February 1. Early Decision applications are reviewed on a continual basis and decision letters are mailed out as quickly as possible. Regular Decision students must apply by the February 1 deadline; regular decision notifications are mailed in mid-March. For further details related to the first-year application process, visit: https://www.stlawu.edu/admissions/applying-st-lawrence

For transfer applicants: The application deadline for our fall entry term is March 1. The application deadline for our spring entry term is November 1. Students typically receive their decision one month after the March and November deadlines. Transfer students who have missed the deadline, but are still interested in applying, should contact our office. To learn more about the transfer application process, visit: https://www.stlawu.edu/admissions/applying-st-lawrence/transfer-students.

St. Lawrence offers both need-based aid and merit scholarships. Our Financial Aid Office is happy to work with families and discuss how St. Lawrence can be a strong financial fit. We offer a number of awards and scholarships for incoming students (https://www.stlawu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships), some of which require a scholarship application and have an early January deadline.

Visit us

While we offer a variety of ways for you to connect with St. Lawrence, we believe the best way to discover our community is to take an individualized campus tour. Check out https://www.stlawu.edu/admissions/visit-us to learn more.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

23 Romoda Dr
Canton, NY 13617, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 285-1856

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Mid-Atlantic