Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$50,958

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,087
Declined 941
Total Received 3,028
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Private

1,459

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 1,459
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

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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-medium city

Lawrence University
711 East Boldt Way
Appleton, WI
54911

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
77%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
600
75th
710
25th
590
75th
34
25th
25
75th
30
25th
25
75th
32
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline Early Action I: November 1, Early Action II: December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,087
Declined 941
Total Received 3,028

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$34,086

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,658
Room $5,652
Board $5,325
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $900
Total $62,835
Average Financial Aid - $34,086
Total with Avg. Aid $28,749

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,899,706
State $508,978
Institutional $28,609,057
Other external $1,078,801
Total $32,096,542

Non-need-based

Federal
State $7,875
Institutional $14,529,896
Other external $378,723
Total $14,916,494

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes yes
Football yes
Ice hockey yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference, Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Computer Science. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Music Performance
  2. Biology
  3. Economics

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

1,459

total students

19%

in-state

81%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,459
students

Female
54%
781

Male
46%
678

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,402
students

Female
54%
756

Male
46%
646

4%

57
students

Female
44%
25

Male
56%
32

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Winter: November 1

Spring: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

108

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

108

trimester hours

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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

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