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St Lawrence University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$60,732 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,350 tuition
$12,286 on campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$346 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$60,732 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,350 tuition
$12,286 on campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$346 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$26,086 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
19% get federal aid ($5,239 avg)
21% get state aid ($2,742 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($26,086 avg)
55% get loans ($8,322 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.05% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.05% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $28,628 92%
Federal Grant Aid $5,239 19%
Pell Grants $4,508 18%
Other Federal Grants $6,118 2%
Institution Grant Aid $26,086 94%
State Grant Aid $2,742 21%
Student Loans $8,322 55%
Federal Loans $6,593 54%
Other Loans $14,393 8%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$10,000 - $27,000 Y N N N
$10,000 Y N Y N
$10,000 Y N Y N
$32,000 Y N Y N
$32,000 Y N Y N
$22,000 Y N Y N
$1,000 Y N Y N
award details Y N N N
$15,000 Y N Y N
$10,000 - $22,000 Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 31
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does St Lawrence University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
23 Romoda Drive
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 229-5011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,587
Out of State $1,587


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Rachael from Raymond, NH
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Because the the large alumni support at the university financial aid is something the university can give out pretty sparingly and willingly. Campus work studies are also available as well as summer jobs and internships on campus.

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  • 3
  • Amanda from Fulton, NY
  • Jan-18-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This school is VERY expensive. This is one of the most expensive colleges I've considered, but from what I've heard there are a plethora of scholarships available (merit and need-based) and the financial aid packages are very helpful. The programs and experiences available at this school make the cost worth it, in my honest opinion.

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  • Kayla from Canton, NY
  • Nov-05-2012 I am a current student here

    St. Lawrence is a very expensive school, but they give a great amount of financial aid and scholarships and offer a great amount of opportunities that are not open to people at many other schools. The money is totally worth the experience.

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  • Sophie from Chazy, NY
  • Aug-18-2012 I am a current student here

    If you haven't earned a scholarship, SLU is pretty pricey for what it is. Although I have a great time and have learned a lot there, if I didn't have a scholarship, I would never have picked St. Lawrence. However, with a scholarship it's a good deal and definitely worth the price.

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