Lawrence University Rankings

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In the World#2089 of 14178
In North America#640 of 2629
In the United States#588 of 2528
In Wisconsin#14 of 48
In Appleton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
62%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$26,162 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,442
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Lawrence University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate62%57%67%
Applicants3,4631,6911,772
Admissions2,1509621,188
Freshmen enrolled full time381163218
Freshmen enrolled part time523

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
138 or 36%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1200
or below

75% of them
had 1430
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lawrence University are 1200-1430 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
196 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lawrence University are 25-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White872 (61%)
Nonresident Alien177 (12%)
Hispanic147 (10%)
Black or African American86 (6%)
Asian86 (6%)
Two or more races56 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown11 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,162/year
Average aid awarded
$33,979
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,137
$30-48K$15,793
$48-75K$17,791
$75-110K$24,257
$110K+$30,749

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$48,822
Tuition in-state$48,822
Tuition out-of-state$48,822
Fee in-district$300
Fee in-state$300
Fee out-of-state$300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,471
Combined charge for room and board$10,719
Room charge$5,448
Meal charge$5,271

Lawrence University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Music Performance, General39
Biology & Biological Sciences, General34
Economics, General34
Psychology, General26
English Language and Literature, General25
Political Science and Government, General18
Art & Art Studies, General14
Mathematics, General14
Neuroscience12
Physics, General11
Music Teacher Education11
Anthropology10
Biochemistry10
History, General9
Chemistry, General9
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General9
Philosophy9
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other8
Music, General7
Environmental Studies7
Film & Cinema & Video Studies6
Spanish Language and Literature5
Linguistics5
International & Global Studies5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other3
Religion & Religious Studies3
French Language and Literature3
Mathematics and Computer Science3
Geology & Earth Science, General3
Music Theory and Composition2
German Language and Literature2
Russian Studies2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Biological and Physical Sciences1
East Asian Studies1
Grand Total366
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%77%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,236
Citations
49,098

Publication count by topic

Psychology
190
Biology
113
History
95
Sociology
87
Chemistry
73
Computer science
66
Political science
66
Mathematics
65
Art
64
Philosophy
58
Geology
58
Geography
55
Physics
51
Economics
39
Materials science
26
Medicine
26
Environmental science
19
Business
16
Engineering
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History565405
Psychology74123,914
Philosophy785216
Sociology10351,852
Art117855
Political science1182651
Geology11861,561
Medicine16696,131
Geography1721590
Physics17531,673
Economics2037538
Mathematics23781,039
Biology24693,187
Business2689272
Computer science2854899
Chemistry31461,287
Materials science3408431
Environmental science3454137
Engineering476324

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010136
19917119
19928140
199313124
19949139
199515159
199623131
199720223
199818241
199913259
200014343
200156345
200221466
200318524
200426604
200519777
200627833
2007711081
2008381185
2009271336
2010341700
2011321840
2012362253
2013372579
2014462742
2015543002
2016373364
2017413821
2018433769
2019374276
2020344756

General info

Alternative namesLawrence
Founded1847
WikipediaLawrence University
MottoVeritas est lux
Truth is Light
Academic CalendarTrimesters
Total FTE staff505
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressCollege Ave
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States
City population73,000
Phone9208327000
Fax+1 (920) 832 6782

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