Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Lawrence University (Appleton, WI)

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Lawrence University is ranked 66 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 141 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 29%
Applicants who took ACT 64%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+25%
600-69942%
600+67%

SAT Math Score

700+39%
600-69940%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3645%
24-2948%
24+93%

Students applied3,014
Students admitted2,057
Admission rate68%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,544
Fees$300
Room and board$9,654
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$55,398

Cost after need-based aid$25,776
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,410

Average debt at graduation$33,343

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met96%
Average need-based aid$29,622
Average non-need-based aid$19,988

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,561

Full-Time

Men680
Women835

Part-Time

Men26
Women20

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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