Bring Your Light!

Make Your Next Brilliant Move.

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. 

Academics That Inspire

Lawrentians Lead the Way

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Majors, Minors, and Programs

No matter your passions, Lawrence has academic programs to fit your interests. From humanities to sciences to interdisciplinary fields, explore the possibilities.


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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.


Number 1 Liberal Arts School in Wisconsin
Liberal Arts College
in Wisconsin

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

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Student to Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean big opportunities to pursue your passions.

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Placement Within
6 Months

Entering the job market, or in graduate or professional programs.

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78 Watson Fellowships

Awarded for study abroad scholarly work.

What Will Be Your Next Brilliant Move?

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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: 17 Days of Kindness

Kindness is a key component of community, particularly a community like Lawrence's that values acceptance and belonging. 17 Days of Kindness is an opportunity to engage in cultivating acts of kindness.

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Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens

SLUG is a student-run, non-profit project at Lawrence University. The gardens consist of a honeybee apiary, perennial fruit tree orchard, and 1/4 acre annual garden with a hoop house.

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Net Zero

Net-Zero Björklunden is creating a living-learning laboratory to test technology and give students and the public opportunities for learning about environmental sciences, renewable energy, and carbon sequestration.