Lawrence accepts the Common Application. In addition, we require the following:
Requested via your application, your school counselor will be prompted to complete their portion of these forms online via the Common Application or Lawrence Application process.
Requested via your application, your recommender—who must be of a core academic subject, including mathematics, science, English, or social sciences—will be prompted to complete their portion of these forms online via the Common Application or Lawrence Application process.
Request an official transcript be sent to Lawrence through your counselor or other school official. Transcripts may be uploaded online or sent via email, fax, or physical mail.
An official TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, or ACT report is required for all international students whose native language is not English, or whose previous instruction was not in English for a minimum of 7 years. Lawrence's code for the SAT and TOEFL is 1398. For the ACT, it is 4596.
If your first language is English or you have received instruction in English for a minimum of 7 years, you may request to waive the Proficiency requirement through a signed letter from your counselor or other school official stating your proficiency level and/or years of English experience.
Proficiency may be demonstrated by any one of the following:
- TOEFL Internet Based: 80 out of 120
- TOEFL Computer Based: 217 out of 300
- TOEFL Paper Based: 553 out of 677
- IELTS: 6.5 out of 9 overall band score
- SAT: 580 on Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
- ACT: 24 out of 36 on English/Writing
Available via your online portal, all applicants must complete the Lawrence Certification of Finance form no later than five days after your application deadline. No other forms (i.e. CSS Profile, etc) will be accepted in it's place.
Supporting financial documentation is required as part of the Lawrence Certification of Finance form. Please see the Scholarships & Financial Aid section below for more details.
Students applying to our Conservatory of Music must also complete an audition, music teacher recommendation, and music resume. More information can be found on the Conservatory Admissions webpage.
Transfer students—students who have attended a college or university prior to applying to Lawrence—must include all of the above items, as well as an official reviewed college transcript. Lawrence requires a Course by Course Evaluation Report directly from ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).
Transfer applications are reviewed under the following timelines:
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