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Lawrence Technological University is a private institution that was founded in 1932. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,056, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 102 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lawrence Technological University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 40. Its tuition and fees are $27,870 (2012-13).
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Linking theory and practice with advanced learning technologies, Lawrence Technological University's mission is to provide superior undergraduate, graduate, and lifelong learning for leadership, professional achievement, and civic excellence. Lawrence Tech has a reputation for rigorous programs. Student projects that apply classroom studies are a hallmark - from solar-powered housing, and other alternative energy initiatives, to a first-of-its-kind $8 million highway bridge reinforced with carbon fiber, to urban design projects that aid the development of neighborhoods and communities. Each Lawrence Tech undergrad receives a customized high end laptop computer included with tuition. Lawrence Tech is Michigan's first wireless laptop campus. New programs and exciting new degrees aim to prepare a new breed of business savvy, globally-aware professionals.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Lawrence Technological University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 30. The application fee at Lawrence Technological University is $30. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 51.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||51.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 30|
The student-faculty ratio at Lawrence Technological University is 11:1, and the school has 78.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lawrence Technological University include: Architecture; Mechanical Engineering; Engineering Technology, General; Civil Engineering, General; and Computer Science. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||32|
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Lawrence Technological University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,056, with a gender distribution of 76.0 percent male students and 24.0 percent female students. At this school, 14.9 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 85.1 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Lawrence Technological University offers a number of student services including placement service and health insurance. Lawrence Technological University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lawrence Technological University, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lawrence Technological University.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At Lawrence Technological University, 68.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,454.
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|Tuition and fees||$27,870 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,987 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data