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Colleges / Lawrence University

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About Lawrence University

Lawrence University is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Appleton, Wisconsin. Lawrence University was founded in 1847 and enrolls 1,483 undergrads and no graduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Lawrence University

It is very difficult to get into Lawrence University. In 2022, Lawrence University accepted 75% of applicants. In 2022, 2,179 out of 2,907 total applicants were accepted.

Lawrence University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 9%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Lawrence University is locatedin Appleton, Wisconsin,.

If you want to see Lawrence University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 41 to Appleton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Appleton International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lawrence University and Appleton are like without leaving home.

College Info

711 East Boldt Way Appleton, WI 54911

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lawrence University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lawrence University is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lawrence University is Jul 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lawrence University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1230 - 1460


Math SAT Range

600 - 730


Reading SAT Range

630 - 730

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1460 and Above


1230 to 1460


1230 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lawrence University students is 1330. Applicants with SAT scores of 1460 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lawrence University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1230 to 1460 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1230 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lawrence University.

Lawrence University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lawrence University is like? There are approximately 1,483 students enrolled at Lawrence University. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 24% percent are from WI and 76% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


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Campus Setting

Small Town

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Application Deadline

Jan 15
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