Lawrence University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Appleton, WI

$50,958

Avg tuition

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About Lawrence University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Lawrence University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Appleton, Wisconsin. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,430, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 69%. The university offers 46 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 79%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for students are $50,958.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

69% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

87% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

79% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Considered (not required)

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1190-1410

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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1k

Students enrolled

Information not available

Online student enrollment

8:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

59%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Hispanic

11%

Black

6%

Asian

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

24% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

33%

State Grant Aid

11%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

24%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,982
State Grant Aid $3,311
Institution Grant Aid $33,869
Pell Grant Aid $4,802

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.