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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.

There's also no application fee. We believe that if you can see yourself here, there should be no barriers to your ability to apply. 

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 our application deadlines for prospective students:

Application Information Deadline/Timeline
Early Decision Students Nov. 1 — Feb. 1
Early Action Students Dec. 1
Regular Decision Students Feb. 1
Transfer Students (Spring Entry) Nov. 1
Transfer Students (Fall Entry) March 1


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Congrats, Accepted Students!

Ready to make it official? Make St. Lawrence your home for the next four years.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Scholarship Opportunities

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

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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.






Outcomes Rate

Recent graduates were employed or in graduate school within 7-9 months of graduating.


Best Private School Alumni Network

The Princeton Review, 2024


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


miles from the Adirondack Park and the Canadian border


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