Bring Your Light!

Bring Your Light.

Whether in our world-class College of Liberal Arts & Sciences or our award-winning Conservatory of Music—maybe even both—you'll find opportunities to pursue your passions, spark change, and shine more brilliantly than you ever imagined. 

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Majors, Minors, and Programs

No matter your passions, Lawrence has dozens of academic programs to fit your interests.

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Studios, Programs, & Ensembles

In the Conservatory, you’ll experience a culture of creativity that grounds you in core musicianship while letting your musical imagination take flight.

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Professional success pairs best with personal fulfillment.

99% of grads find their next step within six months of graduation.


Liberal Arts College in Wisconsin

Lawrence is consistently recognized as one of the best schools in the state and country.

8 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean big opportunities to pursue your passions.

On Any Given Day at Lawrence...

… you can go from a football game to a flute performance, from a chemistry class to a club meeting. The sheer variety of experiences you can participate in every day results in an education that is as individual and powerful as your imagination.

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Traditions: Weekends at Björklunden

Björklunden, located in Door County, is a 441-acre estate with a Swedish-inspired lodge by the Lake Michigan shoreline. Lawrentians enjoy going there for a weekend to relax and learn amidst a rigorous term of studying.

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First-Year Studies

Ignite your passion for learning. You’ll share the experience of exploring diverse works—from poetry to graphic novels to paintings—with your fellow first-year students.

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LU Community Council

LUCC is more than a student government. Its decisions shape campus climate for students, faculty, and staff.

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