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Tuition & Fees

$47,175

$47,175

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,216
Declined + 1,396
Total Received 3,612
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Private (nonprofit)

1,473

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
41%
600-699
45%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
300-399
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
39%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
700-800
23%
600-699
42%
500-599
25%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
52%
24-29
33%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
26%
24-29
59%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
47%
24-29
41%
18-23
12%
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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 1,473
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Appleton, WI

84-acre campus in Appleton (population: 74,370), 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

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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

 
5 fraternities 10% of male students
 
4 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
41%
600-699
45%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
300-399
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
39%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
700-800
23%
600-699
42%
500-599
25%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
52%
24-29
33%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
26%
24-29
59%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
47%
24-29
41%
18-23
12%

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 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

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,216
Declined + 1,396
Total Received 3,612

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
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 227-0982
F: 920 832-6782
admissions@lawrence.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,645,301
State $545,825
Institutional $26,399,409
Other external $855,546
Total $29,446,081

Non-need-based

Federal
State $19,125
Institutional $11,339,947
Other external $410,150
Total $11,769,222

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

Athletic Facts

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

100%

1,473
students

Female
53%
788

Male
47%
685

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,434
students

Female
54%
768

Male
46%
666

undergraduatePart-time

3%

39
students

Female
52%
20

Male
48%
19

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

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: April 1

Winter: November 1

Spring: December 15

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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Japan
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
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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