C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Lawrence University
Appleton, WI
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,532
   Women 825 (53.9%)
   Men 707 (46.1%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 63% of 3,579 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.66
SAT Math 578-713 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 555-693 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 26-31 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $57,273
  Tuition and Fees $44,844
  Room and Board $9,654
Average Percent of Need Met 95%
Average Freshman Award $38,758
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 166
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Appleton Population 73,596
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 96% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Viking
Sororities 15% of women participate
Fraternities 15% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.1% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.3% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students 11.1%
First-Year Students Returning 91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 64.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported