General Requirements for B.A.

In order to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree, students must fulfill one class (6 units) in each of the following areas:

  • Division of humanities
  • Division of fine arts
  • Division of social sciences
  • Lab course in biology, chemistry, geology or physics
  • Course emphasizing global perspectives
  • Course focusing on dimensions of diversity
  • Course designated as writing intensive or speaking intensive (This requirement must be completed at Lawrence)
  • Course designated as emphasizing quantitative analysis
  • Course in a foreign language taken at the intermediate level

Completion of at least one major is required, as well as 12 courses numbered 200 and above.

Courses accepted for degree credit do not necessarily fulfill specific major requirements. Completion of the major of your choice may require work in addition to the minimum number of credits to graduate. Please consult with a faculty advisor concerning major requirements.

Visit the Registrar for more detailed information.

Schedule a Visit

 Visiting campus is the best way to get a feel for the campus which will help with your decision. Try the food, meet some students, see the sights, chat with professors, sit down with an admission counselor and more. Schedule your visit to Lawrence.

Contact Us

We have admissions officers dedicated to transfer admissions; feel free to contact them anytime.

Chuck Erickson
Transfer Admissions Coordinator

chuck.erickson@lawrence.edu

Marcy O'Malley
Director of International Admissions for International Transfer Students

marcy.omalley@lawrence.edu

If you are an international student who would like to transfer to Lawrence, please make sure to use the international admissions checklist when applying.

Apply to Lawrence

If you are applying to the bachelor of arts program, your next application deadline is December 1. Applying early has benefits including receiving your admission decision and financial aid package early. If you are applying to a conservatory degree program, your next deadline is January 15. You'll want to start your application as soon as you can so that you can sign up for the audition date that you want.

We accept either the Common Application or the Lawrence Application with no preference for one over the other. Lawrence University does not charge an application fee.

Common Application

Lawrence Application

Financial Aid Information

Transfer students are eligible for merit-based scholarships up to $30,000 per year! Phi Theta Kappa scholars will receive a scholarship of $30,000 upon admittance. Learn more about the financial aid offered to transfer students at Lawrence and see the financial aid checklist.