Lawrence University is a private institution that was founded in 1847. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,561, its setting is city, and the campus size is 88 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Lawrence University’s ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 60. Its tuition and fees are $44,844 (2016-17).
Lawrence University, based in Appleton, Wisconsin, is a liberal arts school with a conservatory of music. About a quarter of the student body completes degrees at the conservatory. Lawrence University is a test-optional university, and about a quarter of applicants opt not to submit SAT or ACT scores when they apply. At the university, there are more than 75 student clubs and organizations to check out, as well as Division III sports teams that compete in the NCAA’s Midwest Conference. All students – freshmen through seniors – must live on campus, whether in dorms, suites, quads or university-owned houses.
The school has another campus on Lake Michigan, known as Björklunden Vid Sjön, where students can travel for retreats and seminars, as well as a center in London. Lawrence University does not offer any graduate degree programs. Notable alumni of Lawrence University include Tom Oreck, former president and CEO of vacuum cleaner manufacturing company Oreck Corp., and Terry Moran, ABC News’ chief foreign correspondent.