1,473
Students
Financial aid thermometer
39,869
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lawrence University is a 4-year institution located in Appleton, WI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 711 East Boldt Way
Admissions Office
Appleton, WI  54911
United States
Contact Mr. Ken Anselment
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: ken.anselment@lawrence.edu
Phone: 920-832-6506
Fax: 920-832-6782

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,612
Applied
2,216
Accepted
1,473
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

1,902
Females Applied
1,232
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,710
Males Applied
984
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Audition for music majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st Yes
Early decision plan October 31st December 1st Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st January 25th Yes
Transfer July 1st July 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 670 620 730
SAT Math 660 600 730
ACT Composite 29 25 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,175
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
10,341
Room & board
5,172
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

39,869
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,820
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,435
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,657
Avg. Loan Aid
22,044
Avg. Grant Aid
33,921
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
94%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
47%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,473
Total undergrad students
11%
International Students
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.95%
Black or African American 4.93%
White or Caucasian 64.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 5.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.61%
Other 0.69%

Gender

Male (46.5%)
Female (53.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Activities Fair, Winter Carnival and LU-Aroo

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Gaming, Dance, Lawrence International, Outdoor Recreation Club and Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens (SLUG)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
evening patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

214
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 174
Part-time - 40
Male - 119
Female - 95