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Lawrence Technological University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Lawrence Technological University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Lawrence Technological University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lawrence Technological University was awarded 13 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is engineering.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Lawrence Tech is ranked #494 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Lawrence Tech held the #502 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 43 colleges in Michigan, Lawrence Tech is ranked at #11.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lawrence Tech?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Lawrence Technological University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 60%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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

ACT Composite Scores for Lawrence Technological University  ( 21 to 28 )
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Lawrence Technological University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Lawrence Tech, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lawrence Technological University is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Lawrence Technological University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Lawrence Technological University has a freshmen retention rate of 82%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Lawrence Tech have a four-year graduation rate of 31%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100
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Lawrence Technological University Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,191 undergraduates at Lawrence Tech with 1,672 being full-time and 519 being part-time.

Lawrence Tech Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 18.18 out of 100, Lawrence Tech is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  18.18 out of 100
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How Much Does Lawrence Technological University Cost?

The overall average net price of Lawrence Tech is $27,331. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lawrence Tech

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,458 $23,957 $27,575 $26,547 $30,015

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lawrence Tech, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,149 a year. That adds up to $28,596 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lawrence Tech is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lawrence Tech Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Lawrence Tech make around $55,300 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Lawrence Tech students since it is 36% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.

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Location of Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Southfield, Michigan. The city atmosphere of Southfield makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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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

Lawrence Technological University Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 44 majors graduated from Lawrence Technological University. Of these students, 390 received undergraduate degrees and 422 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 95 $73,200
Design & Applied Arts 17 $48,900

Learn more about the majors offered at Lawrence Technological University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lawrence Tech

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 891 students took at least one online class at Lawrence Technological University. This is an increase from the 761 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 891 235
2016-2017 761 212
2015-2016 720 193
2014-2015 834 252
2013-2014 716 261

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