Lawrence Technological University has moved up in the rankings of “Midwest Regional Universities” according to the annual U.S. News & World Report survey of best colleges for 2017.
Lawrence Tech was tied for 40th among 171 listed Midwest regional universities, the magazine’s rankings said, in the top quarter of the rankings of schools in 12 states. That’s up from 54th last year.
“The strong performance of our overall academic program in this prestigious national survey reflects our ongoing commitment to enhance the value of a Lawrence Tech degree,” said LTU President Virinder Moudgil. “It is gratifying that LTU’s efforts are being recognized.”
U.S. News also ranked Lawrence Tech No. 26 on its list of best colleges for veterans. It was the highest ranking of any university in Michigan on this list. The ranking shows schools that fully participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active duty service members pay for their degrees.
Lawrence Tech was also ranked 44th in the nation among all universities in the strength of its online graduate engineering program. More than 80 schools were ranked in this category.