CANTON, NY (09/25/2019)-- St. Lawrence University welcomed the following first-year students to the Class of 2023.
St. Lawrence University welcomed 620 students, including 56 international students, to the Class of 2023 as well as returning and transfer students. Fifty-five percent of St. Lawrence students come from outside of New York State, and 77 percent graduated in the top-25 percent of their high school class.
Each first-year student at St. Lawrence participates in the University's nationally-recognized First-Year Program, one of the oldest living-learning programs in the country. The FYP helps students make successful transitions from high school to college. Students live together as as cohort and are taught by faculty teams, developing the writing, speaking and research skills needed for college. Students continue to develop these skills in a spring First-Year Seminar.
Fall semester classes began on Aug. 28.
Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. Visit www.stlawu.edu.