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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2.64% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
3,579 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
98.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
350 Graduates


The median tuition at Lawrence University is $44,544, which is $12,334 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,230.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Lawrence University received 3,579 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,579 applicants, 2,254 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63% acceptance rate.

There were 1,528 students enrolled at Lawrence University in 2016, and 27% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lawrence University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Lawrence University has a total enrollment of 1,528 students. The full-time enrollment at Lawrence University is 1,503 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Lawrence University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lawrence University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.1% White, 7.66% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Asian, 3.73% Black or African American, 3.14% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lawrence University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.6%), followed by White Male (30.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 74 more women than men graduated from Lawrence University. The majority of students graduating from Lawrence University are White. These 318 graduates mean that there were 15.9 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or more races, with 20 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Lawrence University is General Music Performance with 50 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 39 graduates and General Psychology with 38 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Lawrence University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Language & Linguistics, with 48 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 15 graduates and Cultural & Gender Studies with 12 graduates.


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Lawrence University has an endowment valued at nearly $275M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.47M (2.71%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Lawrence University had a total expenditure of $66.1M. Of that $66.1M, they spent $26.4M on salaries and $8.97M on benefits.

Lawrence University employs 73 Associate professors, 40 Assistant professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Lawrence University are Male Associate professors (48), Female Associate professors (25), and Male Professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lawrence University are: Service, with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees.



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