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Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor, MI 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

Lake Michigan College Admissions

Lake Michigan College is not competitive to get into. The acceptance rate at Lake Michigan College is 94%. Out of 1,580 applications received in 2023, 1,490 students were offered admission.

Check in with Lake Michigan College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Lake Michigan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Lake Michigan College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 4.8%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Lake Michigan College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lake Michigan College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Lake Michigan College?

Lake Michigan College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Lake Michigan College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Lake Michigan College?

It is not competitive to get into Lake Michigan College. Lake Michigan College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Lake Michigan College accepted 94% of students, approximately 1,490 of the 1,580 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Lake Michigan College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Lake Michigan College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Lake Michigan College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Lake Michigan College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Lake Michigan College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Lake Michigan 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
Standardized Test Scores Considered

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

Lake Michigan College Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Placement Testing
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

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

Students admitted to Lake Michigan College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 33.7% submitted a class rank. At Lake Michigan College 4.8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 18.4% were in the top 25% and 47.4% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Lake Michigan College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lake Michigan College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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 Michigan College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Lake Michigan College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Lake Michigan College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Lake Michigan College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lake Michigan College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Lake Michigan College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Lake Michigan College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

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

❌ Lake Michigan College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

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

✅ Lake Michigan College is not test optional.

What is Lake Michigan College's acceptance rate?

✅ Lake Michigan College's acceptance rate is 94%.

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

❌ Lake Michigan College does not offer early decision.

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Lake Michigan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Lake Michigan College? Lake Michigan College is a open admission institution. The Lake Michigan College acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.


Lake Michigan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

Lake Michigan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Lake Michigan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lake Michigan College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.8. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

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