Why wait to go to college? Detroit Public Schools Community District has partnered with Lawrence Technological University (LTU) to offer the only early middle college in Detroit. Through this program you can graduate with a high school diploma and an associate degree in just five years.


A committee of educators will make the admissions decisions. All accepted students will be sent an admissions packet. The student and parent will be invited to a meeting on LTU’s campus to discuss next steps.

Important Dates:

April 24, 2020: Early Middle College prospective students Lawrence Technological college tour - Please check back for details 

May 1, 2020: Last day to submit Early Middle College Application on online portal. (Do not wait until this date – there are many components to complete) 

May 15, 2020: Student notification of acceptance to Early Middle College

May 28, 2020: Student/Parent Dinner at Lawrence Technological University (More detail to follow)

June 18, 2020: Early Middle College Parent/Student Tigers Game Field Trip with Lawrence Tech

June 18-20, 2020: Early Middle College Parent and Student Orientation and Registration (Overnight experience for students and parents on Lawrence Tech Campus)

Contact Us: 248.204.3160 or admissions@ltu.edu


Embracing limitless opportunities in innovation and technology careers, I’m so enthused by this partnership between LTU and the Detroit Public Schools Community District. We will do all we can to assure that Henry Ford High School students participating in Early Middle College are destined for success. Working together, we will make a difference!

Virinder K. Moudgil, PhD, President, LTU