Reach out to Lake Superior State University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here is an overiew of some of Lake Superior State University's admissions stats.
|Lake Superior State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||7%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||43%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||9%|
Check with Lake Superior State University directly for more info on application deadlines.
Lake Superior State University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Lake Superior State University directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Lake Superior State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Lake Superior State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Lake Superior State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lake Superior State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Lake Superior State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lake Superior State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 50% submitted a class rank. At Lake Superior State University 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 28% were in the top 25% and 58% were in the top 50%.
At Lake Superior State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||26%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16%|
|2.00 and 2.49||9%|
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 Superior State University directly.
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.
Lake Superior State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Lake Superior State University 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.
In 2021, 43% of Lake Superior State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lake Superior State University applicants, you should aim to earn between 963 and 1178 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lake Superior State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1178 and 25% of scored lower than 963, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lake Superior State University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lake Superior State University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
To be most competitive at Lake Superior State University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lake Superior State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lake Superior State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lake Superior State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lake Superior State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lake Superior State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lake Superior State University.
Does Lake Superior State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Lake Superior State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Lake Superior State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lake Superior State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lake Superior State University?
✅ Lake Superior State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Lake Superior State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Lake Superior State University's acceptance rate is 73%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lake Superior State University?
🟨 Lake Superior State University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into Lake Superior State University? Lake Superior State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lake Superior State University acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year 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
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lake Superior State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. 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.
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