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Lake Erie College

Painesville, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate55%

About Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Painesville, Ohio. Lake Erie College was founded in 1856. The college enrolls around 920 students a year, including 726 undergrad students.

Lake Erie College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Lake Erie College. Around 55% of applicants get into Lake Erie College each year. In 2021, 1,151 students applied to Lake Erie College and 633 were admitted.

Lake Erie College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 55%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27.12%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Lake Erie College is located in the town of Painesville, Ohio, in the suburbs of Cleveland.

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College Info

391 West Washington Street Painesville, OH 44077-3389

Campus Setting: Suburban

Lake Erie College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lake Erie College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lake Erie College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lake Erie College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

455 - 560


Reading SAT Range

450 - 570

Lake Erie College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lake Erie College is like? There are approximately 920 students enrolled at Lake Erie College, including 726 undergraduate students and 194 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from OH and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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