Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$49,122

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,150
Declined 1,313
Total Received 3,463
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Private

1,445

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,445
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Appleton International

Lawrence University
711 East Boldt Way
Appleton, WI
54911

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Gaming
  • Dance
  • Lawrence International
  • Outdoor Recreation Club
  • Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens (SLUG)

Top Events

  • Activities Fair
  • Winter Carnival
  • LU-Aroo
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • evening patrols by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
77%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
29%
600-699
47%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
36%
600-699
40%
500-599
20%
400-499
2%
30-36
40%
24-29
44%
18-23
14%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.52

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,150
Declined 1,313
Total Received 3,463

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,744

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,822
Room & board $10,719
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $975
Total $61,716
Average Financial Aid - $5,744
Total with Avg. Aid $55,972
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Football
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Golf, Rock climbing, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Golf, Rock climbing, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,445

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,445
students

Female
54%
780

Male
46%
665

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,402
students

Female
55%
758

Male
45%
644

3%

43
students

Female
52%
22

Male
48%
21

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 62%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

19

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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