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First-Year Students

Welcome to Lawrence Tech

First-year applicants are students that will be graduating from high school this academic year or if you haven’t complete any college courses following graduation from high school. Dual enrollment students and graduates from a middle/early college program are considered first-year applicants. If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, please go to the international applicants section.

Apply as a First-Year Student

Select your term to start your application

When can I start?

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester
August-December January-May May-July

Before you Apply

Applying is easy. You can make it even easier by preparing for the process.

Start by understanding:

  • How LTU makes its decisions on admissions.
  • Deadlines for your financial aid and admissions applications.
  • What you will need to complete your application.


The following links provide information about LTU affordability, including options to help pay for your college tuition:


student organizations, fraternities, and sororities

$42 million+ 

Financial aid awarded annually


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Honors Program

Are you a high-achieving student who wants to challenge yourself throughout your undergraduate education? Lawrence Technological University's Honors Program may be exactly what you are looking for! Undergraduate students in all majors are welcome to apply and participate.


Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment Program gives you the opportunity to earn college credits at the times that work for you! If you’re doing well in your current classes and have the skills and abilities to take college-level courses, dual enrollment can move your college career forward while you are still in high school.


AP/IB/CLEP Guidelines

Incoming students can earn college credit for select courses at Lawrence Technological University by taking the tests associated with AP courses and IB courses in high school, and CLEP exams.


Why LTU?

The LTU faculty collaborates with students to create an exciting learning environment and provides opportunities to use their knowledge to solve real-world problems. We call it theory and practice; a proven formula for preparing students for a rewarding future.


Get the Numbers

We have tools to estimate your costs and opportunities for financial aid. Find out what LTU may cost. 




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