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: LU Zoo Days

Organized by students, Lawrentians congregate on Ormsby Green to play games, listen to music, and enjoy an afternoon of fun in the sun.

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Viking Athletics

Lawrence's 24 NCAA Division III athletic teams and intramurals provide a variety of opportunities for students to grow and develop as a person and in community. 

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Get ready for the spotlight! Whether you are studying in the College or the Conservatory, you can perform in small or large ensembles, write and stage your own plays, or hit a high note in operas and musicals.