Higher Education in the North Country
One doesn’t have to look far to realize that the quality of higher education in Northern New York is second to none. In the St. Lawrence Valley there are 4 prestigious schools within 10 miles of each other. St. Lawrence University and SUNY Canton are in Canton, and Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam are in Potsdam.
Each school has a tremendous success record and is very involved in their respective communities. Besides the educational value they create, they also provide a powerful economic engine to the region. Keep an eye on each school as they will be doing more to bring greater economic growth to the region.