Travel PieceTravel Piece (PDF)

Found in college fairs all over the world (because we carry them with us wherever we go), this brochure is designed to give you a quick look at Lawrence’s rigorous academics, welcoming community, and preparation for a rapidly changing world.


New Student ProfileNew Student Profile (PDF)

Wonder what 400 freshmen look like academically? Where they come from? Which of them is such an accomplished baker that his work earned him a county fair blue ribbon, or which is the 29th member of her family to attend Lawrence? Wonder no more when you dive into this brochure. 


INTL Admissions Brochure

International Admissions Brochure (PDF)

This guide to admissions procedures for international students (more than 10% of all Lawrentians) also includes helpful and interesting facts about Lawrence’s academics, community, and post-graduate preparation.



Conservatory Brochure cover

Conservatory Brochure (PDF)

Classical, jazz, and world music form the foundation for a conservatory of music that is changing the way people think about musicianship in the 21st century. Learn more about ensembles, audition guidelines, and musical opportunities for music majors and non-music majors.



Academics BrochureAcademics Brochure (PDF)

The hallmark of a Lawrence education is a rigorous and challenging curriculum designed to lift you as it pushes you. Learn more about what “Engaged Learning” means, and why the number 1 is so big around here.



Community BrochureLawrence Community (PDF)

Our 1,500 Lawrentians are chemists and cellists, philosophers and philanthropists, anthropologists and athletes (often all in the same person). Look here if you want to learn more about our unique, diverse, multi-interested community.



Lawrence OutcomesLawrence Outcomes (PDF)

Your college years are when you prepare for yourself for your entire life—and all the twists and turns, planned and unplanned—your life will take. Take a gander at the ways Lawrence helps you prepare for your future.

LUX Readers


LUX Reader Freshman StudiesPart I: Freshman Studies (PDF)

In your second term of Freshman Studies, you will strengthen your skills as a college-level reader, thinker, writer, speaker and debater, filling up the toolbox you’ll carry into the rest of your work at Lawrence... and beyond.


LUX Reader Senior Experience Part II: Chandler Senior Experience (PDF)

Four years from now, you will likely be working toward the completion of your Chandler Senior Experience at Lawrence. The years building up to that will have been a journey unique to you—combining your developing interests and passions with opportunities to pursue them deeply, and with the help of your fellow Lawrentians and professors along the way.


Part III: Lawrence University Research Experience (PDF)

At Lawrence University, you will have abundant opportunities for student-directed, faculty-mentored research, whether it’s with our professors here on campus, with our alumni who are professors in major research universities around the world, or even in outside programs you choose to pursue on your own.



Part IV: Study Abroad (PDF)

One critical thread through every Lawrentian’s experience is the option to study abroad. With a deep institutional commitment to term-long (or longer) study abroad programs, as well as an array of shorter-term programs and travelling classrooms, Lawrence offers study abroad options for every major.

Transferring Credits from the University of Wisconsin System

Courses from the UW Colleges will transfer to Lawrence as credit in various academic departments and will be automatically applied to general education requirements as appropriate.  To find out if a course will transfer, use the search table below (see HINT below for help).  Be sure to use the Key to Codes and Abbreviations for explanations of Lawrence subject and general education codes.

Apply to Lawrence

Lawrence University is mindful that even though the calendar may have flipped to 2021 the effects of 2020 are still lingering for many.  At this time we are currently accepting Freshman and Transfer applications for the 2021 fall term. 

We accept either the Common Application or the Lawrence Application with no preference for one over the other. Lawrence University does not charge an application fee. We look forward to hearing from you.

Common Application

Lawrence Application