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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,164
   Women 616 (28.5%)
   Men 1,548 (71.5%)
Graduate Students 1,145
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 69% of 2,318 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 594 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 538 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $46,948
  Tuition and Fees $31,140
  Room and Board $10,107
Average Percent of Need Met 73%
Average Freshman Award $24,465
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 121
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Southfield Population 72,507 
Nearest Metropolitan Area Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 68% of freshmen, 26% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Blue Devil
Sororities 18% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.3% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students 16.1% from 52 countries
First-Year Students Returning 80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 45.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 84%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 10.0%