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Lawrence Technological University

Southfield , MI


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Lawrence Technological University


Possible is Everything

Lawrence Technological University is a 4500-student, private university providing students with a rigorous, high-quality education, an education that pays off. The Brookings Institution ranks LTU fifth among U.S. colleges and universities for boosting graduates' earning potential. reports that salaries of LTU bachelor's graduates are in the top 10 percent nationally. Some 86 percent of students are employed or grad school bound by the date of their graduation, greater than 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, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering -- all featuring exceptional exposure to theory and practice. LTU offers numerous new degrees and certificates in the in-demand fields of sustainability, embedded systems, robotics, nursing, 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.

From the economy to the environment, LTU is aggressively addressing the challenges and opportunities of today. The University's focus on leadership 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.

Leading-edge facilities

Lawrence Tech provides students the tools they need to compete and succeed in a technology-driven world. Students are provided high-end laptops with industry-standard software -- retailing on average over $75,000 -- a benefit unique to LTU. Learn more at

Lawrence Tech's 107-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 and Taubman Engineering, Architecture, and Life Sciences Complex; 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, and biomedical research.

Students may participate in co-ops, internships, projects, competitions, and applied research partnerships that offer remarkable hands-on experience. Intercollegiate competitions focus on the design and/or construction of supermileage vehicles, electric motorcycles, and Baja vehicles. Blue Devil Motorsports teams design, build, and race Formula-style vehicles.

LTU's Study Abroad program is open to all students. The University partners with universities in Asia, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East. The Global Engineering program arranges for engineering students to work and study abroad.

Student Life

Lawrence Tech offers an exciting student life. There are lots of opportunities to get involved on campus, with more than 60 student clubs and organizations, including fraternities, sororities, honor societies, and student chapters of professional groups.

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

Intramural sports leagues and tournaments are active in over a dozen sports. 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.

The University's four residence halls feature community living and include one- and two-bedroom, apartment-style suites that accommodate two to four students. All utilities, wifi, basic cable TV, and parking are included.

Creating a greener future

LTU has been a part of the technological revolution for over 85 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

Over 98% of Lawrence Tech students receive financial aid; the average, annual, need-based package is $26,270. Federal, state, and institutional grants, loans, academic and need-based scholarships, and work-study programs can make college more affordable. Interested students should visit 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

Location & Contact

Address 21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI  48075
United States
Contact Jane Rohrback
Director of Admissions
Phone: 248-204-3160
Fax: 248-204-2228

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 26th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th August 26th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 630
SAT Math 520 650
ACT Composite 25 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

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Student Body

Total Undergrad students
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Hispanic/Latino 3.27%
Black or African American 7.83%
White or Caucasian 62.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 2.85%
Two or more races 1.75%
Other 10.36%


Male (73.71%)
Female (26.29%)

Campus Life


College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 39%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Discovery Days, New Student Convocation and Welcome Back Picnic

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Most popular organizations:
American Institute of Architecture Students, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Phi Epsilon, American Society of Civil Engineers and Student Government

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
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Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
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Track And Field Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Track And Field Checkmark No No
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Total Faculty
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 232
Male - 239
Female - 111