If you are planning on applying to Lake Area Tech, the application fee is $25.
Here's an overiew of some of Lake Area Tech's admissions stats.
|Lake Area Tech 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||47%|
These are the application deadlines for Lake Area Technical Institute.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Lake Area Tech does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Lake Area Tech has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Lake Area Tech consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with Lake Area Tech for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lake Area Tech, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Lake Area Tech'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 of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lake Area Tech have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1. Lake Area Tech considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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 Area Tech looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Lake Area Tech 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. 47% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Lake Area Tech, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lake Area Tech's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lake Area Tech students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Lake Area Tech. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lake Area Tech during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lake Area Tech?
❌ Students who are admitted to Lake Area Tech must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Lake Area Tech accept transfer credits?
✅ Lake Area Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lake Area Tech accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Lake Area Tech accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Lake Area Tech does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lake Area Tech?
✅ Lake Area Tech is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lake Area Tech?
❌ Lake Area Tech does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lake Area Tech is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lake Area Tech is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
22 and Above
17 to 22
17 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lake Area Tech is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Lake Area Tech. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lake Area Tech, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.06. 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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