B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Lawrence Technological University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Address
21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Website
From Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Tech is committed to providing students the latest advancements in technology. The 4500-student, private university is one of the nation's premier schools in engineering, architecture, science, and applied technology, with over 100 programs in Colleges of Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Management.

LTU provides students a "theory and practice" approach to learning. Applied research, industry partnerships, co-ops, and internships give students real-world preparation.

LTU offers 20 NAIA varsity sports, band, dance team, and club and intramural sports.

Lawrence Technological University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
SAT Range
1040-1230
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Lawrence Technological University

Cost

Net Price
$25,824/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $23,334/ year
  • $30-48k
    $24,791/ year
  • $49-75k
    $25,970/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,179/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,933/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
36%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,596Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Driven
    60%
  • Passionate
    30%
  • Determined
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.27 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
Report
  • Private Technical School, enough said
    95%
  • Fun
    5%

After Lawrence Technological University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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Lawrence Technological University Reviews

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It was my first time experiencing college life last year, and I wasn't sure how I was going to fit in. Meeting new people was not my strong suit, but immediately I felt welcomed. It's so much diversity here, but everyone is treated like family. The professors and students really want to see you succeed. Their is never a moment of being on campus thats dull, or boring because theres always something going on. Rather it be Greek Week or a Stress release event. And although the cafeteria food can use some work, they make up for it by having an Einsteins Bagel shop right across from it. I love LTU and I highly recommend anyone to enroll here.
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The school started out as an academic-focused technical school with few sports. They are now increasing the number of sports offered to attract more students to the programs, despite the minimal space for the required fields. This shift of focus is not something every student supports. Many of us choose Lawrence Tech for its minaimal distraction atmosphere and we know with more sports there will be more unnessary distractions present.
Campus crime is horrible! My first year in the dorms, there was a giant break in and everything was stolen my my dorm (not to mention dozens of others). Police did absolutely nothing and housing basically said it was my fault ugh. Watch out for those catalytic converter thieves that hit all the parking lots. Campus security is a total joke. I mean there are articles about the main guy Driving drunk and arresting a nonstudent, it's ridiculus. There is no health clinic like other colleges which is stupid, but at least Beaumont hospital is close by.