How To Apply

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

To begin the application process, create an online account, then complete the appropriate steps below. 

1.   Application for Admission

Login to your account and submit the application for admission along with the $50 application fee.

2.   Parent and Student Questionnaires

A parent/guardian must complete the appropriate Parent Questionnaire prior to the student visit day. 
  • Grade 6-12: Parent Questionnaire 
  • Grade K-5: Parent Questionnaire 
  • PreK: Parent Questionnaire 
These documents will be provided by your Admissions Associate after you've completed your online application. 

Students applying for Grades 6 – 12 must complete a Student Questionnaire prior to the student visit day. 

3.    School Transcripts

Parents of school-age applicants must sign the Transcript Release and present it to the guidance counselor or registrar at the applicant’s current school in order to authorize the release of a copy of the applicant’s academic records.  

4.    Teacher Recommendations

Prospective parents must deliver the appropriate Teacher Recommendation Form to the applicant’s current teachers. The teacher should return their recommendation directly to Liggett.
  • Grade 6-12 Math Teacher Recommendation 
  • Grade 6-12 English Teacher Recommendation 
  • Grade 1- 5 Teacher Recommendation 
  • Early Childhood Observations 
These documents will be provided by your Admissions Associate after you've completed your online application. 

5.   Visit Day

All prospective students spend time with classmates. This informal visit varies based upon the age of the applicant. The application form and parent questionnaire must be submitted at least three days prior to the school visit.
  • PreK 3, PreK 4, Kindergarten applicants spend 1-2 hours in the classroom
  • Grade 1-8 applicants visit from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Grade 9-12 applicants visit from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Applicants are paired with a current student host and will spend the majority of the day participating in a normal school day with their host. They will also participate in an interview with the Admissions Office. Lunch is provided for the visiting student.

6.    Grade-Specific Testing/Assessment

PreK 3, PreK 4, and Kindergarten applicants are evaluated for school readiness as part of the student visit day.
 
Grades 1-5 applicants are given math and reading assessments as part of their visit day.

Grades 6-12 must attend one of the entrance exam dates. 

Upper School Dates
Middle School Date
The 2019-2020 Liggett Merit Scholarship deadline is January 18, 2019. 

7.    Parent Conference

An informal parent meeting  is required for all students applying to Liggett. These interviews may take place at any point during the admissions process. Most parent conferences take place on student visit days, but can be scheduled by appointment.

8.    Financial Assistance

The financial aid committee determines financial aid awards for admitted students based on a family’s demonstrated financial need for grades K – 12. Financial aid is not available for Prekindergarten programs. Liggett Merit Scholarships are also available to qualifying candidates applying for the 9th grade only before the deadline. The 2019-20 Liggett Merit Scholarship deadline is January 18, 2019. 

For families seeking financial aid, the financial aid application must be completed on the SSS by NAIS website (www.solutionsbysss.com/parents). The deadline for the first round of financial aid awards has passed. We will continue to accept applications as funds remain available. The financial aid portal for the 2019-20 school year will be open soon.  Liggett’s school code is 7828.



There is a separate SSS application fee. 

 
Liggett’s financial aid resources are finite. Applying for admission and financial aid early is strongly suggested for families requiring assistance for tuition.
 
To contact our offices, call 313-884-4444.


Liggett admits students of any gender, race, color, disability status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, and national and ethnic origin and provides them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, disability status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Liggett

University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444