Lawrence Technological University has earned the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Midwest” designation for the fifth year in a row based on academic excellence and a student survey.
Lawrence Tech was among the 155 colleges in the 12-state Midwest Region and 643 colleges overall – representing 25 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges – selected for the “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list.
“We’re pleased to recommend these colleges to users of our site as the best schools to earn their undergrad degree. We chose these as our ‘regional best’ colleges mainly for their excellent academic programs,” said Robert Franek, senior vice president of the Princeton Review, a standardized test preparation and admissions consulting company. “We also take into account what students at the schools reported to us.”
According to the Princeton Review, Lawrence Tech is a university armed with a great local and a growing national reputation. In the survey, students reported the university manages to feel “like one big family.”
Undergrads value that LTU promotes both “theory and practice” and “hands-on experience.”
They describe their professors as “very knowledgeable,” “enthusiastic” and “highly motivated” educators who “bring [their] material to life” and allow students to “have fun.”
Overall, LTU undergrads see their school as “all about pushing students to learn everything they can in the classroom and be[ing] able [to use that knowledge] in the real world,” according to the Princeton Review.
Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Payscale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 7 percent of universities for return on undergraduate tuition investment, and highest in the Detroit metropolitan area. Lawrence Tech is also listed in the top tier of Midwestern universities by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student clubs and organizations and a growing roster of NAIA varsity sports.