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4-Year School

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

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 Ms. Mary Beth Petrie
Admissions Director
Email: marybeth.petrie@lawrence.edu
Phone: 920-832-6502
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

3,502
Applied
2,188
Accepted
1,472
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

1,742
Females Applied
1,139
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,760
Males Applied
1,049
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.46
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 670 610 710
SAT Math 650 600 740
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

48,822
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
10,719
Room & board
5,448
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

41,150
Avg. Financial Aid Package
43,087
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,406
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,364
Avg. Loan Aid
23,806
Avg. Grant Aid
36,245
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
93%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
43%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,472
Total Undergrad students
13%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.51%
Black or African American 5.1%
White or Caucasian 62.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 4.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.53%
Other 1.15%

Gender

Male (46.54%)
Female (53.46%)

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 No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Fencing No No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

204
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 173
Part-time - 31
Male - 108
Female - 96