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Lawrence University Student Life

Lawrence University is on a 88-acre campus in a small town setting in Appleton, Wisconsin. Lawrence University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Lawrence University also has fraternities and sororities.

Lawrence University has a thriving Gaming. In fact, more students participate in Gaming than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Lawrence University include Dance, Lawrence International, Outdoor Recreation Club and Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens (SLUG).

Lawrence University students' favorite campus events are Activities Fair, Winter Carnival and LU-Aroo.

Lawrence University Housing

Lawrence University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Lawrence University students live on campus. In 2021, 62% of undergrads at Lawrence University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Lawrence University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Lawrence University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Lawrence University Athletics

At Lawrence University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Lawrence University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Fencing NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Ice Hockey NCAA Division 3 Intercollegiate Club Teams
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Crew Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Lawrence University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Lawrence University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Lawrence University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Lawrence University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Lawrence University has evening patrols by trained security personnel.

Plan a Visit to Lawrence University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Lawrence University, take Interstate 41 to Appleton, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Appleton International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Lawrence University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Lawrence University Students

56%

Women

44%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

24%

In State

76%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

12%

11%

6%

6%

4%

0.42%

0.28%

0.07%

Undergraduate Students

1,432

Non-Resident / International Students

171

Lawrence University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,432

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$50,958

Out-of-State

$50,958

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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