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Lake Superior State University is a public institution located in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Sault Ste Marie draws many to the area.

42 Undergraduate Degrees
$18,649 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
58% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Lake Superior State University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#58 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#73 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is Lake Superior State University?

Location of Lake Superior State University

Contact details for Lake Superior State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-632-6841
Website: www.lssu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lakestate
Twitter: http://twitter.com/lifeatlssu

How Do I Get Into Lake Superior State University?

You can apply to Lake Superior State University online at: www.lssu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/

Admission Requirements for Lake Superior State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lake Superior State University?

58% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Lake Superior State University is 58%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Lake Superior State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 665. Math scores were between 523 and 595.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lake Superior State University  ( 550 to 665 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Lake Superior State University  ( 523 to 595 )
200
800
Lake Superior State University received ACT scores from 37% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Lake Superior State University  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Lake Superior State University  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Lake Superior State University  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Lake Superior State University?

$18,649 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
5.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lake Superior State University is $18,649. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lake Superior State University, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,639 a year. That adds up to $26,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lake Superior State University is 5.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lake Superior State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,542 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,984 undergraduate students at Lake Superior State University, with 1,542 being full-time and 442 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lake Superior State University

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,542 full-time undergraduates at Lake Superior State University, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lake Superior State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lake Superior State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lake Superior State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 1,249
International Students 62
Other Races/Ethnicities 162

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Lake Superior State University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 18 countries are represented at Lake Superior State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Lake Superior State University

79 Took All Classes Online
293 Took At Least One Class Online
225.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 293 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lake Superior State University has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Lake Superior State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lake Superior State University was 225.1%. This is the #125 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lake Superior State University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lake Superior State University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 42 42
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0
TOTAL 42 42

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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