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Colleges / Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College

Painesville, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate55%

Lake Erie College Admissions

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

Consult with Lake Erie College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Lake Erie College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Lake Erie College's admissions stats.

Lake Erie College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 27.12%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 14.36%
Waitlist No

Lake Erie College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lake Erie College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes December 1 December 15
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Want to Apply Early to Lake Erie College?

Lake Erie College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Lake Erie College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Some students apply to college early to boost their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Lake Erie College Admissions

Transferring to Lake Erie College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Lake Erie College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Lake Erie College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Lake Erie College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Lake Erie College for more information on admission factors.

Lake Erie College Application Requirements

To apply to Lake Erie College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Lake Erie College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lake Erie College?

Lake Erie College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Lake Erie College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 27.12% of Lake Erie College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14.36% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lake Erie College students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lake Erie College students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

To be most competitive at Lake Erie College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lake Erie College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lake Erie College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Lake Erie College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lake Erie College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Lake Erie College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Lake Erie College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lake Erie College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lake Erie College.

Does Lake Erie College accept transfer credits?

✅ Lake Erie College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lake Erie College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Lake Erie College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Lake Erie College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lake Erie College?

❌ No, Lake Erie College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Lake Erie College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Lake Erie College is 55%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lake Erie College?

❌ Lake Erie College does not offer early decision.

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Lake Erie College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Lake Erie College? Lake Erie College is a somewhat selective institution. The Lake Erie College acceptance rate is 55%. This means that the institution accepts 54 out of every 100 applicants.


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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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