St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action. Students tap their full potential, as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges, and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world. With 12 interdisciplinary programs, St. Lawrence provides an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise. The Universitys approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 100 graduate students come from across the nation and around the world. Located between the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, the national capital of Canada, Ottawa, and the second largest French-speaking city in the world, Montreal, St. Lawrence University provides unparalleled access to international government, cultural and social opportunities, and outdoor recreation. Sustainability is a core University value, and environmental literacy is a mandatory component of the curriculum for the Class of 2017 and beyond. St. Lawrence offers international programs in 17 nations and three domestic off-campus programs (including Adirondack and Sustainability semesters and a New York City Semester), resulting in more than 75 percent of its students studying abroad for some length of time during their college career. The University also boasts one of the nations oldest living-learning interdisciplinary programs for first-year students. St. Lawrence has undergone an educational renaissance in recent years, with ambitious academic initiatives and major facilities improvements throughout campus, but especially in the sciences and the arts. A LEED Gold-certified science complex opened in the fall of 2007, a new performance hall opened in the fall of 2010, and Kirk Douglas Hall, a new 154-bed residence hall built to LEED standards which opened in August 2014.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1856 N/A Semester $267.6 million 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617 (315) 229-5011
overall score total score state city online paying global
67 100.0 New York Canton 966

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 1,100
Students who have cars on campus 50%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age Yes

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

nonremedial tutoring
women's center
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Student patrols
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)


Career services offered

on-campus job interviews
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

residence halls
computer center/labs
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, 7,000-piece collection; Johnson Hall of Science, certified LEED Gold; Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall; University Boathouse, located on St. Lawrence River in Waddington, NY; Canaras Conference Center, located on Saranac La

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

Reading machines
Tape recorders
Untimed tests
Note-taking services
Learning center
Extended time for tests
Priority registration
Priority seating
Texts on tape
Other testing accommodations

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Partly

Services for physically disabled students

Note-taking services
Tape recorders
Special housing
Adaptive equipment
Reader services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired