• Colleges & Universities

  • More than 40,000 college and university students attend classes at eight facilities in Livonia, led by the main campuses for Schoolcraft College and Madonna University. This does not include other higher education facilities near Livonia and along the I-275 corridor which is recognized as an emerging hub of higher education.

    Davenport University
    This is a private institution with a focus on various business disciplines. Davenport constructed a new, three-story satellite facility that opened in 2008. The facility has a state-of-the-art media center and classroom space for some 1,000 students. The Livonia campus provides associate, bachelor and master-degree programs, including a unique executive master of business administration program. For more information, call (734) 943-2800.

    Eastern Michigan University
    EMU’s state-of-the-art Livonia location, featuring 18 classrooms, on-site advising, a computer lab and free parking, is designed for working adults. Conveniently located at I-275 and Six Mile, EMULivonia offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education, health care and technology. Ninety percent of classes are taught by faculty from main campus. Small classes and facultystudent interaction enhance the adult learning experience. Space is also available for rent. For more information, visit www.emich.edu/livonia or call (877) 818-4368.

    Lawrence Technological University
     For more information, call the Southfield campus at (248) 204-2414 or visit www.ltu.edu

    Madonna University
    Celebrating 75 years of academic excellence in the Livonia community, Madonna University offers liberal arts education, career preparation and service learning. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, students receive more personal instruction, from professors with vast experience in their chosen fields. At this fully accredited University, students can choose from more than 100 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs in the colleges of arts and humanities, business, education, nursing, science and mathematics, and social sciences. A five-star Champions of Character institution, Madonna is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and Madonna Crusaders compete in eleven men’s and women’s sports.

    Schoolcraft College
    Each year 32,000 learners discover Schoolcraft College’s welcoming campus, innovative programs and advanced technology. Schoolcraft offers an array of dynamic career programs ranging from 3D animation, biomedical engineering technology and business information technology to nursing, materials science and culinary arts. The Business Development Center offers resources, consulting, and educational opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies. Schoolcraft also has dozens of associate-to-bachelor transfer partnerships with universities; a leader in online education and has the largest continuing education and professional development program among Michigan’s community colleges. The college’s VisTaTech Center is a premier venue for training, conferences and community events and is home to the acclaimed Culinary Arts Department. The result is a blend that is sure to satisfy connoisseurs of high technology, innovative training and fine food.

    Walsh College
    Walsh College delivers a business education that integrates application and theory to prepare graduates for successful careers. Established in 1922, Walsh College is a private, independent, non-profit and upper-division institution that grants business and technology degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Walsh College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Walsh College offers classes locally at its Novi Campus, located off of Meadowbrook just north of Grand River Avenue. Learn more at www.walshcollege.edu.

    Livonia also has satellite facilities for the University of Phoenix and Central Michigan University. The Stautzenberger Health and Wellness Institute provides training for those interested in becoming massage therapists and personal fitness trainers. Ferris State University and Lawrence Technological University also provide programs in Livonia.

    Wayne State University
    Wayne State University’s Schoolcraft Center offers students the convenience of taking classes close to home and work while providing all the benefits of attending a major research university. WSU students can complete the requirements for a number of undergraduate degree programs in business and engineering technology entirely at the Schoolcraft Center. Students can also begin work on the prerequisites toward the M.B.A. degree. For more information, please call (734) 853-3450, email schoolcraft@wayne.edu or visit wayne.edu.