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Study at Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University, also known as LTU, is a private university located in Southfield, Michigan. The university was originally established in 1932 in Highland Park by the Lawrence brothers as the Lawrence Institute of Technology. It was renamed in 1989. The university offers undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Architecture and Design
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Management
LTU's fields several men's and women's sports team which are nicknamed as the Blue Devils. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations for the overall development of the students.

Profile of Lawrence Technological University

The campus of Lawrence Technological University is in Southfield, MI, which is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Lawrence Technological University include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in engineering, computer science and engineering, engineering technician, and architecture and planning.

Lawrence Technological University Selectivity

Admission at Lawrence Technological University is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 510. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 630.


Lawrence Technological University has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Lawrence Technological University had 4, 570 students enrolled (2, 765 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

A lot of students at Lawrence Technological University attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Lawrence Technological University develops leaders through innovative and agile programs embracing theory and practice. "

Lawrence Technological University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering289mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering management, electrical engineering, various engineering courses, manufacturing engineering, construction engineering
Business and Management230business management, operations management, small business operations, non-profit management
Architecture and Planning166architecture, interior architecture, environmental design
Computer Science and Engineering122information science, computer science, information technology, computer engineering, computer engineering courses
Engineering Technician74engineering technology, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, industrial tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech
Education and Teaching28science teaching, instructional media design
Media6communications tech
office and Administration5office management
Science5physics, chemistry, chemistry courses, physics courses
Liberal Arts4general studies, humanities
Therapy and Counselling3psychology
Real Estate and Construction Management3construction management
Mathematics2mathematics and computer science, mathematics
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech

Contact: Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University

21000 West Ten Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48075-1058

General Phone: (248) 204-4000


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