|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into St Lawrence University and can I get accepted? The school has a 42% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,968 out of 6,998 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 22 percent. St Lawrence University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to St Lawrence University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 47% of students submit SAT scores and 21% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St Lawrence University?
St Lawrence University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>55%|
|1265 to 1350||Avg +||42%-55%|
|1180 to 1265||Avg -||30%-42%|
|1095 to 1180||Reach||20%-30%|
|Less than 1095||Low||<20%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St Lawrence University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>58%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||42%-58%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||32%-42%|
|24 to 26||Reach||24%-32%|
|Less than 24||Low||<24%|
What GPA do you need to get into St Lawrence University?
Applicants require 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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%||22%||20%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to St Lawrence University is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to St Lawrence University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|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.
47% of students submit their SAT scores to St Lawrence University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
42% 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 1180 and 1350. 47% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 31. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.