St Lawrence University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into St Lawrence University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into St Lawrence University and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,975 out of 6,458 applicants were admitted making St Lawrence University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. St Lawrence University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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St Lawrence University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT47%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St Lawrence University?
St Lawrence University typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>59%|
|1275 to 1360||Avg +||46%-59%|
|1190 to 1275||Avg -||33%-46%|
|1105 to 1190||Reach||23%-33%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<23%|
St Lawrence University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT21%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St Lawrence University?
Admission data indicates that St Lawrence University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St Lawrence University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>63%|
|28 to 30||Avg +||46%-63%|
|27 to 28||Avg -||37%-46%|
|26 to 27||Reach||30%-37%|
|Less than 26||Low||<30%|
Avg. High School GPA3.49
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into St Lawrence University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St Lawrence University was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to St Lawrence University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
70% of St Lawrence University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||34%|
|Top 25% of class||70%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Bottom 50% of class||5%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||24%||22%|
Applications were DueFeb 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to St Lawrence University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195216 IPEDS survey data for St Lawrence University.
Frequently Asked Questions
47% of students submit their SAT scores to St Lawrence University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
46% of those who apply are granted admission to St Lawrence University. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1190 and 1360. 47% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.