St Lawrence University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$56,360
3.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$34,047
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.48%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
42.4%
6,998 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,434
97.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
81.7%
524 Graduates

About

St Lawrence University is a higher education institution located in St. Lawrence County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Lawrence University were General Economics (97 degrees awarded), General Business (95 degrees), and General Psychology (85 degrees).

In 2019, 807 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Lawrence University. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (650 degrees), 21.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Lawrence University is $56,360, which is $29,080 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Lawrence University is $56,360, which is $29,080 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,047.

In 2019, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$56,360
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at St Lawrence University was $56,360. The cost of tuition at St Lawrence University is $29,080 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$34,047
2019 Value
1.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 St Lawrence University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,047. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of St Lawrence University grew by 1.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,442
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Lawrence University was of $10,442 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board increased by 2.34% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at St Lawrence University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.48%
2017 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at St Lawrence University was 2.48%, which represents 11 out of the 443 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

St Lawrence University received 6,998 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 8.36% annual growth. Out of those 6,998 applicants, 2,968 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 42.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,434 students enrolled at St Lawrence University in 2019, and 48% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Lawrence University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

42.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,968
Accepted Out of 6,998

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Lawrence University was 42.4% (2,968 admissions from 6,998 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 46.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 8.36%, while admissions declined by −0.235%.

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SAT Scores

48%
Submission Percentage
290
Scores Submitted

48% of enrolled first-time students at St Lawrence University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Lawrence University has a total enrollment of 2,434 students. The full-time enrollment at St Lawrence University is 2,383 students and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at St Lawrence University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Lawrence University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.7% White, 5.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.03% Black or African American, 1.77% Asian, 1.64% Two or More Races, 0.288% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Lawrence University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.8%), followed by White Male (35.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (55.6%), followed by White Female (33.3%) and Black or African American Female (5.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Lawrence University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,434 students. The full-time enrollment at St Lawrence University is 2,383 and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at St Lawrence University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at St Lawrence University was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), St Lawrence University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,867
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    129
  3. Black or African American
    98

The enrolled student population at St Lawrence University is 76.7% White, 5.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.03% Black or African American, 1.77% Asian, 1.64% Two or More Races, 0.288% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 25 students (1.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 97 more women than men received degrees from St Lawrence University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St Lawrence University is white (650 degrees awarded). There were 21.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Lawrence University is General Economics (97 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (95 degrees) and General Psychology (85 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Lawrence University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (217 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (46 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (476,583 people), Other managers (331,606 people), Postsecondary teachers (244,470 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (240,357 people), and Secondary school teachers (209,209 people).

The most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Social Sciences (217 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (46 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), English (40 degrees), and History (22 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Social Sciences (217 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (46 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), English (40 degrees), and History (22 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Elementary & secondary schools (660,975 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (488,034 people), Legal services (374,251 people), Computer Systems Design (287,308 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (218,036 people).

The most specialized majors at St Lawrence University are Social Sciences (217 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (46 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), English (40 degrees), and History (22 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Lawrence University.
Most Common
  1. 97 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 85 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Lawrence University was General Economics with 97 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

355
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
452
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 355 degrees were awarded to men at St Lawrence University, which is 0.785 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (452).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 72 degrees were awarded to men at St Lawrence University in General Economics, which is 2.88 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 69 degrees were awarded to women at St Lawrence University in General Psychology, which is 4.31 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

82%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 82% of students graduating from St Lawrence University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Lawrence University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    650 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Lawrence University is white (650 degrees awarded). There were 21.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

0.124% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    360 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    290 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Lawrence University is white female (360 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (290 degrees).

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Operations

St Lawrence University has an endowment valued at nearly $316M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.1M (3.84%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, St Lawrence University had a total salary expenditure of $130M. St Lawrence University employs 80 Associate professors, 58 Assistant professors, and 39 Professors. Most academics at St Lawrence University are Female Associate professors (45), Male Associate professors(35), and Female Assistant professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Lawrence University are: Service, with 150 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 121 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$316M
2019 Endowment
3.26%
growth from 2018

St Lawrence University has an endowment valued at about $316M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of St Lawrence University grew 3.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $275M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.31M - Federal
  2. $934k - State
  3. $19.4k - Local

As of 2019, St Lawrence University received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $934k from state grants and contracts, and $19.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.4M
2019 Salaries
5.12%
decline from 2018

In 2019, St Lawrence University paid a median of $48.4M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($130M) and a 5.12% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.73% decline from 2017 and a 1.93% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.3M
Instructional Salaries
182
Number of Employees

In 2019, St Lawrence University paid a total of $16.3M to 182 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
150 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Lawrence University were Associate professor with 80 employees; Assistant professor with 58 employees; and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Lawrence University were Service with 150 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 121 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Lawrence University was Female Associate professor with 45 employees, Male Associate professor with 35 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at St Lawrence University.

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