The mission of St Lawrence University is to provide quality, affordable education in the American liberal arts tradition by adopting a whole-person development approach, student-centered teaching ethos and broad cross-disciplinary curriculum that prepare students to think, evaluate and act with Faith in contributing to the development of humanity in their community and the world. The mission of St Lawrence University is to provide quality, affordable education in the American liberal arts tradition by adopting a whole-person development approach, student-centered teaching ethos and broad cross-disciplinary curriculum that prepare students to think critically, evaluate and act with Faith in contributing to the development of humanity in their community and the world.