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Lawrence University
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  • 4 Year
  • APPLETON, WI

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

COLLEGE AVE
APPLETON, WI 54911
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Midwest Conference
From Lawrence University

Lawrence University seeks academically motivated students with diverse talents, interests, backgrounds, and aspirations who demonstrate the potential to both transform and be transformed by Lawrence University.

At Lawrence, we are fully committed to Engaged Learning. Whether in a practice room in the conservatory or a chemistry class in Steitz Hall or a Freshman Studies discussion, you will learn by doing. By discussing. By participating. By engaging.

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Lawrence University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1190-1410
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,594 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$35,856 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
97%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

First-Year Studies

You’ll be a part of a powerful intellectual tradition, working with a small group of your peers and a faculty member from any department to become a better writer, speaker, reader, and thinker. From ancient plays and graphic novels to jazz albums and the periodic table, you'll explore an expansive curriculum designed to challenge and excite while preparing you to thrive at Lawrence.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,393 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
37
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Friendly, nice, smart and quirky
    63%
  • Kind, and unbelievably Smart
    19%
  • Pretentious mixed with very quirky
    13%
  • Pretentious
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 59 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 57 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Rigorous
    47%
  • Supportive
    33%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Multifaceted
    7%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
79%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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