|Submission Date||Feb. 28, 2019|
St. Lawrence College
PA-7: Affordability and Access
|0.50 / 4.00|
Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:
The Hardship Bursary application is available the month after classes begin each semester, until 3 weeks prior to the end of the semester.
St. Lawrence College is able to offer assistance in the form of non-repayable financial need bursaries. The intention of this bursary is to assist students who are experiencing financial hardships during their school year. Persons currently registered as students in post-secondary studies at SLC may apply for bursary assistance. Students are expected to apply for OSAP funding and exhaust all other avenues of financial assistance, for example, family support, student loan and/or student line of credit, before applying for the bursary.
The Hardship Bursary is awarded on a "needs" basis, and students are eligible to receive only ONE bursary during any academic year.
A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
The College offers indigenous students financial and emotional support:
A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:
A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:
A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students (0-100):
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.