Lawrence University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Lawrence University is 9:1, and the school has 78.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lawrence University include: Visual and Performing Arts; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; and English Language and Literature/Letters. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 88.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts
Humanities
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 22%
Social Sciences 16%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10%
English Language and Literature/Letters 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 3%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 64%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 54%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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