Lake Superior State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Lake Superior State University is a small four-year, public school with 2,250 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1946 and is the only college located in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
76
Fair
Lake Superior State University will give you the opportunity to get a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Lake Superior State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 76 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Nursing, Firefighting, Occupational Therapy, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Lake Superior State University is fair at 70% (close to Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lake Superior State University is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lake Superior State University is pretty decent - 15:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,800
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high - $15,600 per year. The additional fees at Lake Superior State University beyond tuition are roughly $200, which makes it a total of $15,800 a year.

Read the details about Lake Superior State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,615 applications were submitted and 1,484 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Lake Superior State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Lake Superior State University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lake Superior State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Lake Superior State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, Lake Superior State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lake Superior State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Lake Superior State University, 650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783, USA
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