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Lawrence Technological University Overview

Lawrence Technological University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Southfield, Michigan. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Lawrence Technological University Known For?

349 Undergraduate Awards
$41,550 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Lawrence Tech.
  • In 2017-2018, 36% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Lawrence Tech with a bachelor's degree make about $55,300 a year. That's 36% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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Lawrence Technological University Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Lawrence Tech is ranked #152 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 69 colleges in Michigan, it is ranked at #5.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Lawrence Tech has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#74 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#183 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lawrence Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Manufacturing Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Robotics Engineering Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Interior Architecture Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Construction Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Architectural Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Other Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Architecture & Related Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Lawrence Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates College Factual
#3 Highest Paid Architecture & Related Services Graduates College Factual
#17 Best Mechanical Engineering Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#24 Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#34 Best Colleges for Engineering College Factual
#102 Best Schools Grad Degree

Where Is Lawrence Technological University?

Location of Lawrence Technological University

Contact details for Lawrence Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075-1058
Phone: 248-204-4000
Website: www.ltu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lawrencetechu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LawrenceTechU

How Do I Get Into Lawrence Tech?

You can apply to Lawrence Tech online at: www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/apply.asp

Admission Requirements for Lawrence Tech

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lawrence Tech?

60% Acceptance Rate
25% Of Accepted Are Women
69% Submit SAT Scores
Lawrence Tech has an acceptance rate of 60%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 75% of accepted students are men and 25% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Average Test Scores

About 69% of students accepted to Lawrence Tech submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 650. Math scores were between 480 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 470 to 650 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 480 to 680 )
200
800
Lawrence Tech received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 29. Math scores were between 22 and 29. Composite scores were between 21 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 16 to 29 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 22 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 21 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Lawrence Technological University?

$41,550 Net Price
68% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lawrence Tech is $41,550. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lawrence Tech, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $8,993 a year. That adds up to $35,972 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lawrence Tech is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lawrence Technological University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,693 Full-Time Undergraduates
26% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,172 undergraduate students at Lawrence Tech, with 1,693 being full-time and 479 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lawrence Tech

There are also 743 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,693 full-time undergraduates at Lawrence Tech, 74% are male and 26% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lawrence Tech

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lawrence Technological University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lawrence Tech Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 51
Black or African American 128
Hispanic or Latino 57
White 1,128
International Students 230
Other Races/Ethnicities 99

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Lawrence Technological University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 49 countries are represented at Lawrence Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and China.

Online Learning at Lawrence Technological University

235 Took All Classes Online
891 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 891 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lawrence Tech has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 35th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Lawrence Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lawrence Technological University was -1.5%. This is the #2,308 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lawrence Tech regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lawrence Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Engineering-Related Fields 32%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lawrence Tech ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lawrence Tech.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Construction Engineering #2
Architectural Sciences & Technology #3
Architecture & Related Services #14
Industrial Engineering #26
Civil Engineering #36
Engineering-Related Fields #52
Engineering #116
Engineering Technologies #175
Computer Information Systems #198
Computer & Information Sciences #436

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lawrence Technological University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 70 0 26 0 96
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 54 0 38 0 92
Business Administration & Management 0 0 10 6 43 5 64
Other Engineering 0 0 0 0 30 0 30
Computer Information Systems 0 0 7 0 22 0 29
Computer Science 0 0 21 0 7 0 28
Civil Engineering 0 0 16 0 8 3 27
General Engineering Technology 1 0 16 0 7 0 24
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 20 0 3 0 23
Electrical Engineering 0 0 22 0 0 0 22
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0 19 0 19
Industrial Engineering 0 0 4 0 13 0 17
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 1 14 1 0 0 16
Computer Engineering 0 0 4 0 10 0 14
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 12 0 2 0 14
Construction Management 0 0 8 2 0 0 10
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Liberal Arts General Studies 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
Interior Architecture 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Graphic Communications 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Construction Engineering 0 0 0 0 7 0 7
Architectural Engineering 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
Robotics Engineering 0 1 5 0 0 0 6
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
International Business 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
General Psychology 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 4 0 0 0 0 4
Marketing 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Accounting 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Management Information Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Mathematics 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Chemistry 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Physics 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Environmental Design 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Architecture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Architecture (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Communications Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Behavioral Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 6 334 10 259 12 630

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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