Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
24%
76%
student ratio
2,798
total students
$29,580 | $29,580
in-state | out-of-state tuition
August 15
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
582
sat math
543
sat reading
511
sat writing
25
act composite

Overview

Possible is Everything

Lawrence Technological University is a 4500-student, private university providing students with a rigorous, high-quality education, an education that clearly pays off. The earning power of a Lawrence Technological University bachelor's degree ranks among the top 100 of all U.S. universities. Some 80 percent of students are employed by the date of their graduation, nearly double the national average.

The University

Located in Southfield, a dynamic corporate center and technology-focused suburb in southeastern Michigan, LTU offers more than 100 innovative programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management -- all featuring exceptional exposure to theory and practice. LTU offers numerous new degrees and certificates in the emerging fields of sustainability, embedded systems, robotics, and the life sciences.

Students benefit from small classes, studios, and labs taught by faculty members with current industry experience. Courses are available days, evenings, weekends, and online. Lawrence Tech's online bachelor's degree programs are ranked among the nation's best by "US News and World Report."

From the economy to the environment, LTU is aggressively addressing the challenges and opportunities of today. The University's distinctive Leadership Program is designed to help students develop an entrepreneurial spirit and a global view while providing them a practical, marketable advantage. Through leadership-focused courses and experiences integrated into all undergraduate curricula, students can gain the critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills that employers seek. Students graduate with both a degree and a Leadership Portfolio, which can help them stand out in today's competitive global environment.

Leading-edge facilities

Michigan's first wholly wireless campus, Lawrence Tech provides students the tools they need to compete and succeed in a technology-driven world. High-end personal laptops or tablets, customized with all the professional software students need, are provided through the LTuZone program. This unique benefit, valued up to $15,000, is the only one of its kind in the nation. Learn more at www.ltu.edu/LTuZone.

Lawrence Tech's high-tech, 102-acre campus features a full range of academic, housing, and recreational amenities, as well as state-of-the-art learning facilities. These include LTU's Center for Innovative Materials Research; architectural and design studios; structural testing center; wind tunnel; wood, metal, and model shops; 4 x 4 chassis dynamometer; and labs for alternative energy, robotics, biomedical research, graphics, and much more.

Students may participate in co-ops, internships, projects, competitions, and applied research partnerships that offer remarkable hands-on experience. Students may enter a variety of intercollegiate competitions, such as bridge building and assembling, designing zero-energy homes, airplane design, robotics, and constructing concrete canoes. Blue Devil Motorsports teams design, build, and race hybrid, Baja, and Formula vehicles.

Students also gain global awareness through LTU partnerships with universities in China, India, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East.

Student Life

Lawrence Tech offers an exciting student life. More than 60 student clubs and organizations, including fraternities, sororities, honor societies, and student chapters of professional groups, sponsor a variety of activities.

LTU features NAIA, ACHA, MCLA, NWLL, and USBC athletics in men's and women's basketball, soccer, lacrosse, bowling, golf, tennis, and cross country, as well as women's volleyball, and men's ACHA ice hockey. Students may also cheer on the Blue Devil athletes as part of LTU's pep band or dance team. Learn more at BlueDevilAthletics.com.

Intramural sports leagues and tournaments are active in badminton, basketball, billiards, dodgeball, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, and wallyball. Club sports include lacrosse, mixed martial arts, and biking. The Don Ridler Field House features a fitness track, gymnasium, racquetball courts, game room, saunas, and weight and conditioning room.

A third residence hall is slated to open in the fall of 2015, boosting capacity to over 800 students. The modern buildings include one- and two-bedroom, apartment-style suites that accommodate two to four students. Single rooms are also available. All utilities, wireless Internet access, basic cable TV, and individual telephone lines and voicemail are included.

Creating a greener future

LTU has been a part of the technological revolution for over 80 years, in addition to being at the forefront of the green revolution. From sustainable engineering, architecture, and construction to chemistry and biology, students are combining theory and practice with "green" technology and designing everything from earth-friendly transportation to energy-efficient homes.

Even Lawrence Tech's campus is "green." The A. Alfred Taubman Student Services Center is an innovative 42,000-square-foot building that uses many energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features and technologies including: geothermal wells that students can study; bioswale; water recycling systems; an exterior designed to reduce heat loss and maximize daylight without succumbing to excessive heat gain; and a multi-layer "green" roof, planted with sedum, a drought-resistant groundcover.

Financial Aid

Nearly 85% of Lawrence Tech students receive financial aid -- $42 million annually. Federal, state, and institutional grants, loans, academic and need-based scholarships, and work-study programs can make college more affordable. Interested students should visit www.ltu.edu/financial_aid for details. Competitive scholarships, based on merit, are available to students, including transfer.

For more information about becoming a Blue Devil, interested students should contact Lawrence Tech's Office of Admissions.

Lawrence Technological University

Office of Admissions

21000 West Ten Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48075-1058

800.CALL.LTU OR 800.225.5588

admissions@ltu.edu

www.LTU.edu


Location & Contact

21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075-1058
USA

Jane Rohrback

Director of Admissions

Phone: 248-204-3160
Fax: 248-204-2228
Email: admissions@ltu.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architectural History and Criticism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Architectural Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Design/Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Communications Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Radio and Television
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Biomedical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Telecommunications Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Chemical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Illustration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,285
    • Accepted1,312
    • Acceptance Rate57%
    • Enrolled2,798
    • Female Applicants652
    • Females Accepted384
    • Female Acceptance Rate58%
    • Male Applicants1,633
    • Males Accepted928
    • Male Acceptance Rate56%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.75
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.43
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th August 26th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th August 26th Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 543 500 580
    • SAT Math 582 540 650
    • SAT Writing 511 450 580
    • ACT Composite 25 21 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$29,580
    • Out-of-state tuition *$29,580
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$620.00
    • Room and board *$8,986.00
    • Room only *$5,095.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,798
    • Male Student Percentage76%
    • Female Student Percentage24%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.54%
    • Black or African American5.65%
    • White or Caucasian48.82%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.32%
    • Asian17.19%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown19.73%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.72% representing 43 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students4% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 24%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations American Institute of Architecture Students, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, student government
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Yes No
    • Lacrosse No Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty413
    • Full-time Percentage30%
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 2,415 students to 218 faculty

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