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Lawrence Demographics & Diversity

Appleton, Wisconsin

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lawrence are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lawrence University students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 3%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 10%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 22% more female students than male students enrolled at Lawrence University with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lawrence has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Lawrence University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Lawrence University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 643
Women 787

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Lawrence serves a high number of out-of-state students with 82% of the student body residing outside of Wisconsin or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lawrence University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 18%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,097 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1%
Part time Undergrads 2.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239017 IPEDS survey data for Lawrence University.