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 changing world.
A private, nonsectarian university founded in 1856, St. Lawrence has a total enrollment of about 2,500. The university has numerous international programs and more than 50 percent of the students have some form of international study experience by the time they graduate. All students live on campus.
Located in upstate New York, not far from the Canadian border, St. Lawrence gives students the possibility of having two international experiences.
Main CampusCanton, New York, United States0 - 5,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in CantonLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The university is in northern New York State, near the Canadian border. It is a 2 and a half hour drive to Montreal and a one and a half hour drive to Ottawa.
The university’s 1,000-acre campus is a self-sufficient community that offers a variety of educational, cultural and recreational facilities. The physical education center has a comprehensive program of athletics and intramural recreation for men and women. Sports facilities include a pool, track, fitness center, golf course and arena for horseback-riding events.
With over 100 clubs and organizations (and new ones starting all the time), home sporting events, countless volunteer opportunities, on-campus concerts and trips to places throughout the North Country, each St. Lawrence student creates his or her own adventure.