A Lawrence education is more affordable than you may think.

With 99% of Lawrence students receiving financial aid, Lawrence University is invested in making it an affordable option for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

A Lawrence education is an investment in yourself.

  • Highly personalized; 1:8 faculty:student ratio
  • 97% placement within six months of graduation
  • Sector-leading salaries within 10 years of graduation

Quick Stats


of Lawrentians receive need-based financial aid


of Lawrentians receive merit-based scholarships only


of Lawrentians receive financial aid of some kind


comprehensive fee (includes tuition, fees, housing, & meal plan)

Average cost after financial aid (grants scholarships, and federal student loans)

Family Income Avg. Financial Aid Avg. Direct Cost After Aid
$0-39,999 $55,700 $6,200
$40,000-79,999 $52,700 $9,200
$80,000-119,999 $44,200 $17,700
$120,000-159,999 $41,100 $20,800
$160,000+ $35,000 $26,900

(these figures are rounded)

Curious what your cost of attendance might be?

Use our Net Price Calculator to get an estimate based on your family's circumstances. (Takes approximately 15 minutes to complete)

Net Price Calculator

Note: The Net Price Calculator provides an early approximation of what a new first-year student might expect to pay to attend Lawrence based on a student's academic profile and their family's finances. It is neither an application for nor an official offer of financial aid.

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