Lawrence University celebrates the academic achievement of our students through the annual Dean’s List, honors project and honors at graduation.

Excellence in academic achievement is also recognized by awards and prizes and election to academic honor societies.

Subject to student approval, Lawrence publishes academic honors and awards like the Dean's List, Honors Projects, and Latin Honors to Merit Pages.

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The Dean's List

The Dean’s List is an annual honor roll of students demonstrating exemplary academic performance.

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Honors at Graduation

The faculty of Lawrence University grants honors at graduation both to encourage and recognize superior academic performance. Honors in Course and Honors in Independent Study are two distinctive academic achievements. 

You may earn Honors in Independent Study through the successful completion and defense of an honors project. 

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Academic Honor Societies

Honor societies recognize academic excellence and leadership amongst Lawrentians.