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Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor, MI 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%
Acceptance Rate94%

Lake Michigan College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Lake Michigan College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Lake Michigan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Lake Michigan College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 4.8%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
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 –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Lake Michigan College?

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

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Lake Michigan College Admissions

How To Get Into Lake Michigan College

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

In 2021, Lake Michigan College accepted 94% of all applicants, approximately 1,490 from the 1,580 applicants.

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

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Lake Michigan College

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

What Does Lake Michigan College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating 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 shine. 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.

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

Lake Michigan College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
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 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Lake Michigan College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Lake Michigan College is not test optional. 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 or Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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

✅ Lake Michigan College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Lake Michigan College's acceptance rate?

✅ Lake Michigan College has an acceptance rate of 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

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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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