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Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor, MI 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%
Acceptance Rate94%

About Lake Michigan College

Lake Michigan College Overview

Lake Michigan College is a public school in the small town setting of Benton Harbor, Michigan. Lake Michigan College was founded in 1946 and currently enrolls around 4,548 students a year, which includes 4,548 undergrad students. Lake Michigan College ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

Student Activities at Lake Michigan College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Lake Michigan College's theater groups.

Lake Michigan College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Lake Michigan College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lake Michigan College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lake Michigan College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $6,743
Out-of-State $6,743

Is Lake Michigan College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better look at what Lake Michigan College offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Lake Michigan College Acceptance Rate 2022

Lake Michigan College is not competitive to get into. The university admitted 94% of all applicants in 2013. Out of 1,580 applications received in 2022, 1,490 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lake Michigan College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 42% of students who start at Lake Michigan College come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lake Michigan College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 0% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Lake Michigan College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lake Michigan College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Lake Michigan College's endowment was valued at $6.4 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Lake Michigan College spends about $4,368 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lake Michigan College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Lake Michigan College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lake Michigan College.

Based on this information, how does Lake Michigan College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lake Michigan College a good school for you?

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Where is Lake Michigan College Located?

Lake Michigan College is located in the small town setting of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

If you want to see Lake Michigan College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-94 to Benton Harbor, or book a flight to the nearest airport, South Bend International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lake Michigan College and Benton Harbor are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2755 East Napier Avenue Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lake Michigan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lake Michigan College is Continuous processing.

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

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Wondering what life at Lake Michigan College is like? There are approximately 4,548 students enrolled at Lake Michigan College. 33% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from MI and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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