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Lake Superior State University

Sault Sainte Marie, MI 4-Year Public

About Lake Superior State University

Lake Superior State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Sault Sainte Marie, MI

Founded in 1946, the institution currently enrolls around 1,984 students a year, including 1,984 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2020, the total market value of the school endowment was $9,028,330. The school spends $6,342 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Lake Superior State University

Acceptance rate: 57%

Average GPA: 3.23

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Lake Superior State University Acceptance Rate 2020

Lake Superior State University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Lake Superior State University accepts around 57 percent of applicants each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Lake Superior State University is 3.23 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Lake Superior State University a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 68 percent of students who start at Lake Superior State University come back the next year. Out of the 348 students who started at Lake Superior State University as first-time freshman, 100 graduate within four years.

Around 49 percent of students who started at Lake Superior State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $28,259 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Lake Superior State University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Lake Superior State University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

650 West Easterday Avenue Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lake Superior State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lake Superior State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lake Superior State University is Continuous processing.

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

Lake Superior State University ACT Scores

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Lake Superior State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$23,133

In State

$26,247

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,456
$15,570
Fees
$205
$205
Housing
$10,472
$10,472
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lake Superior State University is like? There are approximately 1,984 students enrolled at Lake Superior State University. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from MI and 7% percent of students are from other states.

78%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,984

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

57%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,661

Out-of-State

$15,775

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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