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
2,172
Undergraduate
Students
(26.3%) 571 Women
(73.7%) 1,601 Men
743
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 2,347 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
520-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 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
71%
Average Freshman Award
$24,707
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,735
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
120
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
39% 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.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
8.9% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.3% White
11.7% Unknown
International Students
11.6% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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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 Not reported
SAT Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Not used if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
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
78% of 2,347 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 653 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 1,694 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
584 (32%) of 1,826 admitted students enrolled
Women
157 (33%) of 481 admitted students enrolled
Men
477 (35%) of 1,345 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
3.44
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
520-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
17%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
17%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
33%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 0%
Top quarter: 0%
Top half: 0%
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 January 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002279
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
352 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
271 (76.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
270 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$24,707
Need-Based Gift
Received by 266 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,176
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 220 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,234
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 242 (92.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
76 (21.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,846

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,418 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,056 (74.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,053 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
164 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$25,476
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,021 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,285
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 869 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,573
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 857 (82.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
318 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,496

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,735
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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 Alternative Loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private 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
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Finance, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Architecture
  • Marketing Research
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Architecture, Computer and information sciences, Engineering technologies
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 for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
120
Part-Time Faculty
232
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
24%
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
533,557
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1887
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 Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Urban Design, Master of Interior Design, Master of Architecture

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science/Data Analytics
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Human Resources Development
  • Interior Design
  • Science Education
  • Technical Communication
  • Urban Design

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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
39% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
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
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Ice Hockey     x  
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf   x
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
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
2,172
Women
571 (26.3%)
Men
1,601 (73.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,693
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
8.9% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.3% White
11.7% Unknown
International Students.
11.6% from 36 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
743

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
80.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
45.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Average Starting Salary
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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