Lawrence Technological University is a private, 4,500-student university that offers more than 100 innovative programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering.
Highly ranked university
At LTU, you will appreciate small class sizes, taught by faculty with industry savvy, and an exceptional focus on theory and practice. Once here, you’ll see why Lawrence Tech is ranked among the nation’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report, and the Princeton Review. The hands-on education in programs like design, engineering, and nursing begins on day one.
Boosted earning potential
With a degree from LTU, you can position yourself as a high-income earner: The Brookings Institution ranks Lawrence Tech fifth among U.S. colleges and universities for boosting graduates’ earning potential. Payscale.com reports alumni salaries are in the top 15 percent nationally — and some 86 percent of students are employed or grad school bound by graduation, above the national average.
Lawrence Tech helps you grow in ways both personal and professional, and provides the tools you’ll need in a technology-driven world. Your high-end LTU laptop is loaded with industry-standard software — worth an average of $75,000 — a benefit you’ll only get at LTU.
Co-ops and internships
You’ll also profit from the university’s location in the dynamic suburb of Southfield, with hundreds of Fortune 500 and international companies nearby. LTU’s unique location provides opportunities for co-ops, internships, and professional development in a region with one of the largest concentrations of engineering, architecture, and technology jobs in the world.
LTU offers remarkable hands-on experience with projects, competitions, and applied research partnerships. You may enter a variety of inter-collegiate competitions that focus on the design and/or construction of supermileage vehicles, electric motorcycles, and Baja vehicles. If going fast is your thing, Blue Devil Motorsports teams design, build, and race Formula-style vehicles.
Lawrence Tech also promotes global experience with a Study-Abroad Program that includes partnerships with universities in Asia, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East.
New residence hall
LTU’s fourth residence hall opened in 2018, featuring the latest in green technologies and a design that focuses on community engagement; over 1000 students live on campus and enjoy an expanded dining center with healthful food options. Utilities, WiFi, basic cable TV, and parking are included in residence hall fees.
Student clubs and organizations
The university also offers more than 60 student clubs and organizations, including fraternities, sororities, honor societies, and student chapters of professional groups. New labs have been added in robotics, engineering, and biotech.
You can also play sports at LTU — the university offers 26 men’s and women’s sports, including NAIA, ACHA, and USBC variety and junior varsity athletics in men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, lacrosse, bowling, ice hockey, golf, tennis, volleyball, and cross country, as well as women’s softball, and men’s baseball; and after a 70-year absence, varsity football is back. Alternatively, you may show your Blue Devil spirit as a member of the marching band or dance team.
Financial aid and more
More than 98 percent of students receive financial assistance. The average annual, need-based aid package is $26,270. Part-time employment is available for full-time students. Student loans are also available from a variety of sources.