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Outcomes

After graduation, Laurentians go on to make an impact on companies and communities around the world. 

St. Lawrence is Just the Starting Point

Fueled by genuine curiosity, guided by expert faculty, and fulfilled by enriching learning and campus life experiences, our graduates leave well-equipped for their next adventure. Today, they're making an impact on companies, organizations, and communities around the world. We hope you imagine following a similar path or forging one that's all your own. 

We make a commitment to helping you design a roadmap to a rewarding career because your success is our success. From securing employment before graduation to earning the top degree in their field, our outcomes tell the story of successful St. Lawrence graduates. 

Gaining an Edge Through Academic Exploration

When we say St. Lawrence students are adventurous learners, we mean it. They take classes across disciplines, they double and triple major, and they tackle real-world problems and gain professional experience through experiential learning.

77%

study more than one discipline

99%

participate in experiential learning

61%

study off campus

82%

volunteer

82%

conduct research

64%

create an independent study project

73%

complete at least one internship

12

Fulbright Scholars

Success After St. Lawrence

94%

of recent graduates were employed or continuing their education within a year

100%

of multi-field majors in 2019 were employed or continuing their education within a year

#3

Alumni Network in the Country

(The Princeton Review, 2021)

#18

Career Services office in the country

(The Princeton Review, 2020)

96%

of science-related majors were employed or continuing their education with a year

$44,500

mean starting salary for class of 2018, compared to the national average of $41,600 for liberal arts schools

Career Success

Laurentians make a difference at companies and organizations of all sizes around the country and world, including world-class employers such as:

  • eBay
  • Franklin Institute
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Hubspot
  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Marvel Entertainment
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • New Jersey Devils
  • Tory Burch
  • U.S. House of Representatives 

Expanding Horizons & Advancing Their Education

With eyes set on a healthcare, law, or academic career, many St. Lawrence alumni pursue an advanced degree, either directly after graduation or a few years down the road.

42%

of alumni pursue a graduate degree within five years

21%

earn an advanced degree within five years

11

pre-professional programs prepare students for med school, law school, MBA programs and more

Graduate School Bound

Our students go on to earn master’s, doctorates and other professional degrees at institutions like: 

  • Babson College
  • Boston University
  • Clarkson University
  • Duke University
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard University 
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Simmons College
  • SUNY at Albany
  • Syracuse University
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Vermont
     
A group of students wearing business clothing stand spend with an alumnus during a networking event.

Our Career Commitment

If you read this page and find yourself thinking "I want my career journey to take me there," hold on to that thought. We believe it can, and we're all in to help you get there if you are. That's our Career Commitment: a mutual investment in your (very bright) future. 

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