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Colleges / Lawrence University

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%

About Lawrence University

Lawrence University is a private, religious university in the town of Appleton, Wisconsin. Lawrence University was founded in 1847 and enrolls 1,426 undergrads and no graduate students.

Lawrence University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Lawrence University. In 2022, Lawrence University accepted 72% of applicants. In 2022, 2,127 out of 2,942 total applicants were accepted.

Lawrence University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 9%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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Lawrence University is located in Appleton, Wisconsin,.

If you are interested in seeing Lawrence University for yourself, 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.

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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.

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Lawrence University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1200 - 1440


Math SAT Range

600 - 720


Reading SAT Range

610 - 740

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1440 and Above


1200 to 1440


1200 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lawrence University students is 1320. Applicants with SAT scores of 1440 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lawrence University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1200 to 1440 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1200 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lawrence University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lawrence University is like? There are approximately 1,426 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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