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.

98% 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.

Top 50

Best Undergraduate Teaching

Lawrence recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a college for best undergraduate teaching.

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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Cabaret is an annual international variety show featuring music, dance, and fashion from around the world.

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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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