A tradition of discovery

The oldest independent co-educational day school in Michigan, University Liggett School is among the preeminent PreK-12 institutions in the state.

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Enrolling more than 600 students, University Liggett School offers a rigorous and innovative academic framework that allows students in every grade to find their passion and explore it in depth while developing creativity, critical thinking, teamwork and adaptability. This guiding philosophy is supported by a rich array of co-curricular programs and empowers students to drive their own academic experience, preparing them to flourish at some of the most elite colleges and universities in the country.

Concentrated class sizes and challenging academics shape students, giving them a keen sense of self while simultaneously fostering lifelong appreciation for and an understanding of learning.

Whether it’s Yale, Harvard or a selective fine arts college, our students continue to actively pursue their academic careers once they graduate, earning advanced degrees at some of the world’s most elite institutions. Among them, you’ll find Rhodes scholars, Fulbright recipients and skilled athletes continuing their athletic pursuits. Regardless of their unique paths, they share a passion for discovery first sparked on the University Liggett School campus. 

2022-23 Impact Report

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student through the Liggett Approach. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.

— Adopted by the University Liggett School Board of Trustees, 2022