Explore the Unexpected: Academics at St. Lawrence | St. Lawrence University

Explore the Unexpected: Academics at St. Lawrence

You have a lot of interests, questions, and ideas, which means you’ll fit right in at St. Lawrence. Our students are known for their insatiable curiosity, and thanks to hundreds of course options, as well as research, internship, and off-campus study opportunities, each of them crafts their own academic adventure that excites them every day.

St. Lawrence’s liberal arts education is about so much more than graduating with a certain major (or two, or three); it’s about the limitless paths you can take to get there. Having the freedom, flexibility, and support to explore multiple areas of study means you’ll be able to pursue the interests, questions, and ideas you arrive with while simultaneously discovering new ones.
80
%
of students pursue more than one area of study
80
%
of students answer big questions through conducting research
65
%
of students better understand the world through studying abroad

Transforming Opportunities

Students interested in business and economics who take St. Lawrence's Fed Challenge course spend their semester digging deep into complex topics that affect their lives every day.
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Discovering Connections

Meet Catherine Jahncke, Hayward Associate Professor of Physics, who takes what she's passionate about and turns it into courses like "Physics of Sound & Music," a hands-on immersive lab where science and the arts collide.

Facilitating Change

Programs at St. Lawrence give the next generation of thinkers and leaders the tools to tackle globally important challenges like sustainability.
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Magnifying Understanding

From psychology to chemistry, and neuroscience to physical therapy, several members of the Class of 2019 jumped into advanced graduate programs across the country after graduating from St. Lawrence.
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