Lawrence Technological University

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School Overview

Lawrence Technological University, often referred to locally as Lawrence Tech or LTU, is relatively small private university located in the city of Southfield in Oakland County, Michigan. Through its four academic schools and colleges (Arts and Sciences, Architecture and Design, Management, and Engineering) LTU offers a full range of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in popular fields of study including architecture, business, engineering, graphic design, mathematics and science.

U.S. News and World report has consistently ranked LTU in its list of Top Tier Master’s Universities in the Midwest. In 2006, LTU was ranked 37th out hundreds of Midwestern Universities. However, three year late in 2009, the university’s ranking had fallen to 55th. In 2010, U.S. News and World Report ranked Lawrence Technological University 49th in its list of “Best of Undergraduate Engineering Programs”. LTU has also been ranked by the Princeton Review as one of the “Best in the Midwest” schools, by G. I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by the Intel Corporation as a “Top 50 Unwired Campus”. LTU has also been recognized as one of “America’s Best Architectural Schools”. In our estimation, on of the most important recognitions the school has received came from Bloomberg-Businessweek which reported that the earning power of an LTU bachelor’s degree ranks in the top 30% of all universities in the United States.

General Information

Admission Office

21000 West Ten Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48075-1058

(248) 204-3160

(800) 225-5588

Fax: (248) 204-3188

Contact: Jane Rohrback

Director of Admissions
Main Address

21000 West Ten Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48075-1058

(248) 204-4000

Total undergrads: 3,019

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 308

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,278

Graduate enrollment: 1,398


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 51%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B
Environmental Design B
Interior Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications B
Illustration B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Construction Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies C
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B


Biomedical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Embedded systems C
Energy and environmental management C
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electrical contracting technology A
Engineering Technology – General B
Industrial Technology B
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lawrence Technological University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (248) 204-4000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075-1058
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,915
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,024 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,570
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,570
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $15,552

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Lawrence Technological University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lawrence Technological University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 345
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4732
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 312
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 211
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4231
Education 12
Engineering 28103
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 5432
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 11
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Visual and Performing Arts 221
Grand total 31741296

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lawrence Technological University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $33,570
Out-of-state $33,570
Books and supplies $1,506

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $20,406
Out-of-state $20,406

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 349 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 344 96% $15,552
Student loan aid 245 68% $8,993

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,552 71% $14,502
Federal student loans 1,032 47% $7,025

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lawrence Technological University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lawrence Technological University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,352 1,699 653
Percent admitted 100% 79% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 17% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lawrence Technological University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,915
Undergraduate enrollment 2,172
Graduate enrollment 743

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lawrence Technological University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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