Tuition & Fees

$49,122

$49,122

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,188
Declined + 1,314
Total Received 3,502
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Private (nonprofit)

1,472

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Music Performance
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1398
ACT 4596

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Location

School Facts

Lawrence University, founded in 1847, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 84-acre campus is located near downtown Appleton, WI, 100 miles north of Milwaukee. Bjorklunden, Lawrence's 425-acre northern seminar center, is located on Lake Michigan in Door County, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,472
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Appleton, WI

84-acre campus in Appleton (population: 74,653), 28 miles from Green Bay. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Milwaukee (100 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lawrence University
711 East Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 18% of male students
 
4 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
33%
600-699
44%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
37%
600-699
40%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
23%
600-699
42%
500-599
25%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
53%
24-29
38%
18-23
9%
30-36
22%
24-29
63%
18-23
15%
30-36
42%
24-29
48%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline October 31
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline Early Action I: November 1, Early Action II: December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,188
Declined + 1,314
Total Received 3,502

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ken Anselment
Vice President for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 227-0982
F: 920 832-6782
admissions@lawrence.edu

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$41,150

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,822
Room $5,448
Board $5,271
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $900
Total $60,741
Average Financial Aid - $41,150
Total with Avg. Aid $19,591
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 920 832-6583
F: 920 832-6582
financial.aid@lawrence.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ryan Gebler
Interim Director of Financial Aid and Director of Enrollment Planning
sara.b.holman@lawrence.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
fencing
football
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

crew, golf, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

crew, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, crew, cycling, dance team, football, ice hockey, karate, ninjutsu, Nordic skiing, outdoor recreation, pickleball, racquetball, rock climbing, rowing, running, soccer, swing dance, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball, won hwa do

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Athletic Directors

Christyn Abaray (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference, Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Vikings
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Chinese Language/Literature
Classics
Cognitive Sciences
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
Film Studies
French
Gender Studies
Geology
German
Global Studies
Government
History
Innovation/Entrepreneurship
International Studies
Linguistics
Math/Computer Science
Math/Economics
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Pre-Business
Pre-Law
Pre-Med
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian
Russian Languages/Literature
Russian Studies
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Music Performance
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,472

total students

27%

in-state

73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,472
students

Female
53%
787

Male
47%
685

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,420
students

Female
54%
760

Male
46%
660

4%

52
students

Female
52%
27

Male
48%
25

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Winter: November 1

Spring: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

108

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

108

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marcella O'Malley
International Admissions
920 832-6778
admissions@lawrence.edu

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