The acceptance rate at Lawrence is 69%. It ranks #9 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Lawrence is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,087 out of 3,028 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent (SAT 1190/1410 ACT 26/32). Lawrence University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Lawrence application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 15.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lawrence University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 31% of students submitted SAT scores and 41% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Average SAT Score||1300
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lawrence University?
Lawrence University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. Lawrence ranks #2 in Wisconsin and #123 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lawrence?
Admission data indicates that Lawrence regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Wisconsin and #132 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lawrence University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Lawrence University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Lawrence. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lawrence University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lawrence accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||24.46%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.89%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||19.89%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.78%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||11.29%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.54%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
69% of Lawrence University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||40%|
|Top 25% of class||69%|
|Top 50% of class||97%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||18%||18%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Lawrence University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Lawrence University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239017 IPEDS survey data for Lawrence University.
31% of students submit their SAT scores to Lawrence. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Lawrence. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1190 and 1410. 31% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 32. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.