St Lawrence University

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St Lawrence University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Canton, NY, a predominately rural area. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at St Lawrence University.

St Lawrence University sends acceptance letters to around 50% of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 31% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St Lawrence University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for St Lawrence University was reported as 46.4% in Fall 2013 with over 4,420 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for St Lawrence University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 39.2%
  • 2010-2011: 38.5%
  • 2011-2012: 43.4%
  • 2012-2013: 48.2%
  • 2013-2014: 46.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 44.9%

How Does St Lawrence University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for St Lawrence University is twenty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College of Technology at Canton78.2%
Clarkson University64.0%
SUNY College at Potsdam68.4%
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science74.9%
Burlington College82.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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