In our holistic application review process, St. Lawrence University is looking for students who are intellectually curious, self-motivated and who have a clear sense of purpose. Students should be poised to embrance the mission of a residential, community-based liberal arts university and appreciate the value of learning in and about a diverse community and world.
The following are required for a complete application to St. Lawrence University:
- Common Application, including the St. Lawrence University writing supplement
- Official copy of your high school transcript
- Official standardized test scores
- Counselor or other school official letter of recommendation
- Two academic teacher recommendation letters
- Resume - optional
We waive our application fee for all international students. Please indicate on the Common Application the fee waiver status when you submit your application.
Early Decision Application
International applicants not requiring full financial aid (except for UWC/Davis Scholars) and who have selected St. Lawrence University as their first choice may apply to our Early Decision program. Applicants accepted under this program are obligated to attend St. Lawrence and must withdraw any applications submitted to other institutions. Applications are accepted beginning November 1 through February 1 each year and notifications are mailed on a continual basis. Please complete the binding Early Decision contract within the Common Application and submit it with your signature, the signature of a parent/guardian, and your high school guidance counselor.
Regular Decision Application
The regular decision deadline to apply for admission at St. Lawrence University is February 1 each year. All applicants are notified of their decisions in mid-to-late March for this program. We strongly encourage international applicants to submit their application and supporting materials well in advance of the application deadline.