Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI

Lawrence Technological University, founded in 1932, is a private institution. Its 110-acre campus is located in Southfield, 20 miles from the center of Detroit.

Website: www.ltu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,191
Undergraduate
Students
(26.2%) 574 Women
(73.8%) 1,617 Men
878
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 2,173 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
480-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
470-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,428
Tuition and Fees
$33,570
Room and Board
$9,950
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$24,490
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,572
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
127
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Southfield Population
72,507 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Blue Devil
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.0% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
13.6% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 3  
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required June 30
SAT Only Not used if submitted June 30
ACT Only Not used if submitted June 30
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted June 30
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
21000 West Ten Mile Road
City, State, Zip
Southfield, MI 48075-1058
Phone
(248) 204-3160
Fax
(248) 204-3727
E-mail
admissions@ltu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 26
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 2,173 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 559 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,614 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
584 (45%) of 1,296 admitted students enrolled
Women
145 (45%) of 319 admitted students enrolled
Men
439 (45%) of 977 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.50
3.75 and Above
35%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
480-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
470-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
16%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
19%
Score of 24 - 29
49%
Score of 18 - 23
27%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 39%
Top quarter: 54%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$49,428
Tuition and Fees
$33,570
Room and Board
$9,950
Books and Supplies
$1,506
Other Expenses
$4,402
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002279
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
351 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
267 (76.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
267 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
65 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$24,490
Need-Based Gift
Received by 264 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,684
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 203 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,409
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 247 (92.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
78 (21.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,938

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,408 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,014 (72.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,009 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
165 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$24,840
Need-Based Gift
Received by 983 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,970
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 852 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,579
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 834 (82.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
348 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,440

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,572
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Michigan National Guard and ROTC Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,378
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Architectural Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Technology/Technician
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communications Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Architecture, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
127
Part-Time Faculty
214
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
26%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 54% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
387,710
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2203
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Urban Design, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Interior Design, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Interior Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Science Education
  • Technical Communication
  • Urban Design

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

Location and Setting


Southfield Population
72,507 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Campus Size
107 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Southfield
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Dearborn

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Blue Devil
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Ice Hockey     x  
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, racquetball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, american institute of architecture students, american society of mechanical engineers, sigma phi epsilon, american society of civil engineers, student government
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
ROTC
Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,191
Women
574 (26.2%)
Men
1,617 (73.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,672
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.0% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students.
13.6% from 36 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
878

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
51.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Average Starting Salary
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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