Lawrence University


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Trimester

State: Wisconsin


Lawrence is a private 4-year college located on an 84-acre campus in Appleton, Wisconsin, along the Fox River. The school is made up of a liberal arts college and a conservatory of music. Lawrence University's impressive 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio allows students to receive lots of personal attention. In fact, nearly 90% of Lawrence students have one-on-one instruction by the time they graduate. Students can choose from 44 majors, and the university's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Students can also choose from 44 international programs.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Economics, English, History, Music, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1496
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Undergraduate Students: 1496
Faculty: 154

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1

Percent Male: 46%
Percent Female: 54%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 60%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

College Ave
Appleton Wisconsin 54912


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Main Phone: 920-832-7000

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 53%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -53%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 900

Other Expenses: 1400

Room and Board: 7890

Tuition and Fees: 38481

Total Cost: 48671

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6691

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 65%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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