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Address: 706 E College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5697
Phone Number: 9208327000
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One of the nation's preeminent liberal arts colleges and conservatories of...

One of the nation's preeminent liberal arts colleges and conservatories of music, Lawrence University, one of the "Colleges That Change Lives," draws students from nearly every state and more than 50 countries. Cultural attractions: conservatory concerts, art galleries, 21 varsity teams, and--believe it--great food.

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Good tour of the university, but I'd recommend seeing it during the year

We came to see the school with my so who is a rising senior. But it's without students right now so it's hard to get a feel for what it's really like. The Warch building is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We came to see the school with my so who is a rising senior. But it's without students right now so it's hard to get a feel for what it's really like. The Warch building is stunning with its locally sourced stone flags, materials, and energy (green roof, and solar power!). And other standout spots include the music building and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This small private college with a focus on music is near our daughter & son in laws home. Our grand daughters have had the advantage of great music lessons from students at Lawrence. We enjoyed the sounds of outside music from campus during our recent visit.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The university often talks about how they think the school is the "Harvard of the Midwest". I often wonder why they don't work to be even better. The "Stanford of the Midwest" is a much better label because it means the university recognizes the need to do everything well and support every students endeavors. Approaching a school like Lawrence with... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

On College Avenue and easily accessed from highway 41. Walking distance of the downtown area with many restaurants. Has a WONDERFUl music program and concert are held in an exquisite chapel like setting near the music school. Beautiful campus.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We attended the Admitted Students' Day event and truly enjoyed it. We didn't have time to listen to the orchestra or a concert but plan to next time!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Yeah...this review is a little biased as I'm an alum of LU! However, I think it's fair that I am able to include a review as I now live in Appleton, WI after a LOOOONG absence. What's so great about just walking around and in the buildings on campus is the school's beauty! Old Main is still intact. The Chapel... More 

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Thank elmettehead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I lived in Appleton growing up and the university was always someplace you drove by. Stopped this weekend to walk around. What incredible history and architecture. We were able to get into the chapel. They were preparing for a symphony that night and we were able to listen to the organist practice. Wow. And what a magnificent organ. Worth the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Love visiting Memorial Chapel for the concerts. Campus is lovely. Cafeteria is outstanding. Students are so lucky to have it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Open house for prospective students. Nice presentation, good food, and beautiful campus. Worth vising if you are looking for a smaller school in the mid-west.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic fall day here. Everything was well planned and students could choose how to spend their day, be it sitting in on a class, attending a presentation or going on a tour. The conservatory was simply stunning and our musical inclined daughter was super impressed with the caliber of the program available. No final decision because we still... More 

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