Lawrence University: Statistics

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#569 of 2,597 In North America
#520 of 2,496 In the United States
#12 of 47 In Wisconsin
#524 of 1,000 For Archaeology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$26,594 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,430
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Lawrence University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 64% 74%
Applicants 3,028 1,494 1,534
Admissions 2,087 949 1,138
Freshmen enrolled full time 372 168 204
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 4 1

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
169 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1190
or below

75% of them
had 1410
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lawrence University are 1190-1410 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
179 or 47%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lawrence University are 26-32 (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

White 850 (60%)
Nonresident Alien 172 (12%)
Hispanic 163 (11%)
Asian 88 (6%)
Black or African American 84 (6%)
Two or more races 62 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,594/year
Average aid awarded
$35,856
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $12,921
$30-48K $19,037
$48-75K $17,061
$75-110K $23,565
$110K+ $30,682

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $50,658
Tuition in-state $50,658
Tuition out-of-state $50,658
Fee in-district $300
Fee in-state $300
Fee out-of-state $300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,471
Combined charge for room and board $10,977
Room charge $5,652
Meal charge $5,325

Lawrence University Majors

Major Bachelor's
Music Performance, General 30
Economics, General 27
Psychology, General 25
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 24
English Language and Literature, General 22
Biochemistry 20
Computer Science 16
Political Science and Government, General 14
Art & Art Studies, General 12
Mathematics, General 10
Physics, General 10
Philosophy 9
Chemistry, General 8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 8
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 8
Anthropology, General 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 6
History, General 6
Music Teacher Education 6
Neuroscience 6
Environmental Studies 5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Linguistics 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
International & Globalization Studies 3
Music, General 3
French Language and Literature 2
Geology & Earth Science, General 2
German Language and Literature 2
Chinese Language and Literature 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 1
Music Theory and Composition 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Russian Studies 1
Grand Total 309
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 79% 75% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,105
Citations
47,318

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
420 / 10,620
Environmental Science
163 / 3,314
Psychology
155 / 22,793
Medicine
108 / 11,582
Biology
104 / 2,505
Art & Design
90 / 428
Physics
88 / 2,682
Social Psychology
76 / 19,244
Chemistry
74 / 2,036
Sociology
74 / 1,280
Economics
73 / 1,019
History
70 / 375
Political Science
69 / 1,077
Computer Science
66 / 1,708
Business
62 / 7,169
Geography and Cartography
59 / 660
Engineering
57 / 1,009
Classics and Ancient History
52 / 194
Philosophy
49 / 748
Child Psychology
45 / 13,019
Geology
45 / 1,205
Ecology
44 / 1,375
Demography
41 / 2,664
Mathematics
39 / 636
Archaeology
39 / 1,034
Gender Studies
37 / 2,422
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
32 / 19
Political Economy
29 / 468
Atomic and Molecular physics
27 / 522
Literature
25 / 25
Materials Science
24 / 497
Linguistics
24 / 751
Clinical Psychology
24 / 2,075
Law
23 / 401
Art History
22 / 11
Public Policy / Administration
21 / 649
Anesthesiology
19 / 303
Creative Writing
17 / 29
Petrology and Geochemistry
17 / 783
Media Studies
17 / 17

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 126
1992 8 143
1993 16 132
1994 10 149
1995 16 171
1996 27 144
1997 19 246
1998 22 254
1999 15 305
2000 15 370
2001 56 378
2002 23 496
2003 21 539
2004 27 644
2005 21 842
2006 33 938
2007 77 1207
2008 40 1301
2009 30 1465
2010 36 1872
2011 32 2011
2012 38 2429
2013 39 2685
2014 48 2900
2015 53 3151
2016 41 3560
2017 44 4177
2018 46 4228
2019 35 4750
2020 47 5578
2021 44 5704

Lawrence University alumni

  1. Jeffrey Jones

    Jeffrey Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jeffrey Duncan Jones is an American character actor, best known for his roles as Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus (1984), Edward R. Rooney in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Charles Deetz in Beetlejuice (1988), Dr. Skip Tyler in The Hunt for Red October (1990), Eddie Barzoon in The Devil's Advocate (1997), and President in How High. A. W. Merrick in both Deadwood (2004–2006) and Deadwood: The Movie (2019). His career started in Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and advanced to London and Broadway. In film and television, Jones has had many roles which capitalized on his deadpan portrayal of characters in unusual situations, often to comic effect. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his performance in Amadeus and a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the ensemble cast of Deadwood.

  2. Campbell Scott

    Campbell Scott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm actorfilm producervoice actoractor
    Biography

    Campbell Scott is an American actor, producer and director. His roles include Steve Dunne in Singles, Mark Usher in House of Cards, Joseph Tobin in Damages, and Richard Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

  3. Lorena Hickok

    Lorena Hickok
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1893-1968 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    biographerjournalist
    Biography

    Lorena Alice "Hick" Hickok was a pioneering American journalist and devoted girlfriend and mentor to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

  4. Edna Ferber

    Edna Ferber
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1885-1968 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    playwrightjournalistwriternovelistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Edna Ferber was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1930; adapted into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Giant (1952; made into the 1956 film of the same name) and Ice Palace (1958), which also received a film adaptation in 1960.

General info

Alternative names Lawrence
Founded 1847
Motto Veritas est lux
Truth is Light
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Total FTE staff 486
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address College Ave
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States
City population 76,000
Phone 9208327000
Fax +1 (920) 832 6782

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