Biology | St. Lawrence University


Biology majors at St. Lawrence University have access to an exciting variety of options. As a student, you can utilize laboratories in the LEED Gold-Certified, Johnson Hall of Science. You can study outdoors in the woods or on a local lake in northern New York, or even in another country. Do you want to conduct real-world research and also enjoy the liberal arts college experience? You can definitely do so in the Biology department at St. Lawrence University, with some of the best faculty in their fields.

Students in our biology program study the breadth of the life sciences: from ecology and organismal biology to cellular and molecular biology. A biology degree from St. Lawrence can lead to careers in environmental conservation, science education, research, medicine, physical therapy, and other health industries.

St. Lawrence has also developed quite the reputation among graduate schools and health professional programs like Syracuse, Dartmouth, Albany College of Pharmacy and Penn, as well as biotechnology companies. St. Lawrence has agreements with the SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy, the Nursing Program at NYU, the Physician’s Assistant Program at Clarkson, and the Physical Therapy Program at Clarkson for students to pursue a combined degree.


Biology major Maya Bryant was awarded 3rd place in the John C. Johnson Award for Excellence in Student Research in late March when she presented her...
Colin Hart was recently awarded the 2018 FODYLL North Country Studies award for the social sciences for his Senior Honors Thesis “Rural Libraries as...
An article in the Spring edition of the St. Lawrence features the research of Aswini Pai, associate professor and co-chair of Biology.