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Lakeland University

Plymouth, WI 4-Year Private
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About Lakeland University

Lakeland University Overview

Lakeland University is a private, religious school in the rural setting of Plymouth, Wisconsin. Lakeland University was founded in 1862 and the school enrolls around 3,749 students per year, including 2,964 undergrad students. Lakeland University offers housing for up to 667 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 70% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Lakeland University

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Lakeland University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Lakeland University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Lakeland University does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Lakeland University Facts At-A-Glance
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Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%
Tuition $30,400
Percent of Need Met 63%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $17,862

Is Lakeland University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Lakeland University offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lakeland University

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

Around 67% of students who start at Lakeland University 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 Outlook Lakeland University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 98% of graduates from Lakeland University recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Lakeland University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lakeland University'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.

Lakeland University's endowment was valued at $12.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Lakeland University spends about $6,767 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lakeland University

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.

Lakeland University meets 63% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Lakeland University full-time are awarded $17,862 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $30,105 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 Lakeland University.

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

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Where is Lakeland University Located?

Lakeland University is located in the rural setting of Plymouth, Wisconsin, less than an hour from Milwaukee.

If you would like to see Lakeland University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 43 to Plymouth, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mitchell International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lakeland University and Plymouth are like without leaving home.

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College Info

W3718 South Drive Plymouth, WI 53073-4878

Campus Setting: Rural

Lakeland University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Lakeland University ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 22

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Lakeland University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

430 - 540


Reading SAT Range

440 - 540

Lakeland University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lakeland University is like? There are approximately 3,749 students enrolled at Lakeland University, including 2,964 undergraduate students and 785 graduate students. 34% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from WI and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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