Lawrence University (Lawrence)

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Lawrence, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Appleton, WI, a predominately urban area. About 1,700 students are enrolled at Lawrence University.

An estimated 70% of all students which applied were admitted at Lawrence University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 20% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lawrence Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lawrence University was reported as 72.7% in Fall 2013 with over 2,710 college applications submitted to Lawrence University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lawrence University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.1%
  • 2010-2011: 66.2%
  • 2011-2012: 52.7%
  • 2012-2013: 76.2%
  • 2013-2014: 72.7%
  • Projected Lawrence Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 69.2%

How Does Lawrence Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Lawrence University is thirty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Norbert College81.9%
Marian University75.6%
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family60.0%
Ripon College75.2%
Lakeland College54.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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