Lawrence Technological University

21000 W 10 Mile Rd, Southfield, United States
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Overview of Lawrence Technological University

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,191
    • Men:1,617 Men (73.8%)
    • Women:574 Women (26.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lawrence Technological University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 30
SAT Only
Not used if submitted
June 30
ACT Only
Not used if submitted
June 30
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
June 30
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
21000 West Ten Mile Road
City, State, Zip
Southfield, MI 48075-1058
Phone
(248) 204-3160
Fax
(248) 204-3727
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 2,173 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 559 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,614 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
584 (45%) of 1,296 admitted students enrolled
Women
145 (45%) of 319 admitted students enrolled
Men
439 (45%) of 977 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
480-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
19%
• Score 24 - 29
49%
• Score 18 - 23
27%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,130 (67.75%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,500 (20.03%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,476 (3.11%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,316 (9.1%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lawrence Technological University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002279
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
351 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
267 (76.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
267 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
65 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$24,490
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 264 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,684
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 203 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,409
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 247 (92.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
78 (21.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,938

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,408 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,014 (72.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,009 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
165 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$24,840
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 983 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,970
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 852 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,579
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 834 (82.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
348 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,440

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,572
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Michigan National Guard and ROTC Scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,378

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


127

Part-Time Faculty


214

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


26%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
387,710
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
2203
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lawrence Technological University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


51.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Architectural Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Technology/Technician
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communications Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Engineering, Architecture, Computer and information sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Interior Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Science Education
  • Technical Communication
  • Urban Design

Campus Life

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Blue Devil
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, racquetball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lawrence Technological University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,672

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,191
Women
574
Men
1,617

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 7.0% Black/African-American
  • 3.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.0% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


13.6% from 36 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


878

Student Resources

Study resources