University Liggett School's 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. University Liggett School is a private preschool and kindergarten through 12th grade college preparatory school in Metro Detroit that is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum and arts and athletics offerings.
As Michigan's oldest independent, coeducational school, University Liggett School, founded in 1878, is one of America's top educational institutions. Liggett is known for its innovative college preparatory Curriculum for Understanding (C4U), small class sizes, individual attention, and exceptional college-counseling program.
The goal of a Liggett education is to make understanding the core outcome. Our unique teaching and learning method, the C4U, allows students to explore their interests and pursue their passions as they study the fundamental skills and knowledge of our age. A Liggett education embraces Critical Thinking, Creativity, Teamwork, Adaptability, and Universality.