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Admissions & Aid

Our admissions and financial aid teams are ready to help you and your family navigate to the North Country.

The Journey Begins

As you begin to explore colleges, we’re excited that St. Lawrence University is among your destination options. 

We’re looking for curious students who are eager to make a positive impact on the world; that’s why we take a holistic approach to reviewing applications. Test scores are optional here; we’re interested in the whole you, from your academic interests and achievements to your hobbies and extracurricular experience. 

Our admissions team is excited to learn more about you, as well as to tell you more about our incredible academic programs and supportive community, show you around our beautiful campus and help you through the application process.

Contact us any time at or during normal business hours at (800) 285-1856.

Application & Deadline Information

You can apply using the Common Application or the St. Lawrence application. Here’s a quick look at some upcoming deadlines for first-year students interested in starting in the fall of 2022.

Early Decision Nov. 1-Feb. 1
Regular Decision Feb. 1
Transfer Students (Spring Entry) Nov. 1
Transfer Students (Fall Entry) March 1
Johnson Hall of Science

Visit Us: Experience St. Lawrence IRL

Immersing yourself in our community is the best way to discover if St. Lawrence is right for you. While you’re in the region, make time to check out the scenery; maybe fit in a short hike or apple-picking excursion?

Learn About Visit Options
Admissions counselor speaking to a family

Apply to St. Lawrence

We think big-picture, just like our students. A rigorous class schedule shows us you’re curious and ready to explore, while your interests, activities and achievements help us understand how you’ll contribute to our community.

Connect with a Counselor
Kirk Douglas Hall

Financial Aid Programs

We value your education and know it’s a significant investment. That’s why we’re here to help you manage it in the most responsible and affordable way.

Learn About Your Options
Students at commencement

Scholarship Opportunities

When you apply to St. Lawrence, you’ll automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships.

View Opportunities

It’s not college. It’s an academic adventure.

Our campus in Canton, N.Y., is just the starting point. When you attend St. Lawrence, the world becomes your classroom.


areas of study, including 69 majors and 41 minors


of recent graduates started a career or graduate program within a year


of Laurentians pursue a master’s or professional degree within five years


alumni network in the country

(The Princeton Review, 2021)


miles from the Adirondack Park and the Canadian border


live on campus