Lawrence University is on a 88-acre campus in the small town setting of Appleton, Wisconsin.
Lawrence University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Lawrence University has fraternities and sororities.
Lawrence University has the Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP). In fact, more students participate in the Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Lawrence University include Black Student Union (BSU), Lawrence International (LI), Outdoor Recreation Club (ORC) and Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG).
Lawrence University students' favorite campus events are President's Ball, LU Zoo Days and LU-Aroo.
This table offers information on housing at Lawrence University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||96%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,460|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,360|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||4%|
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 2022, 96% of undergrads at Lawrence University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Lawrence University. There are 1,460 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,483 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,360 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Lawrence University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Fencing||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|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|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Lawrence University has evening patrols by trained security personnel.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Lawrence University, take Interstate 41 to Appleton, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Appleton International airport.
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