63%

Acceptance Rate

$11,009

Avg.Financial Aid

002293

FAFSA Code

About Lake Superior State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,991

Website

www.lssu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Lake Superior State University, which is located in Sault Sainte Marie, MI is a public university. Lake Superior State University was founded in the year 1946. The motto of the Lake Superior State University is Believe in Blue, Redefining the Classroom and its official colors are blue & gold. At Lake Superior State University, the total enrolment stands at 1,984. The school has a total of 115 full-time academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At Lake Superior State University, around 88% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at LSSU, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. In its 74 years of existence, LSSU has produced several known personalities like Rick Comley, Doug Weight, Darrin Madeley, and Chris Dahlquist. Lake Superior State University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – WCHA, and NCAA Division II – GLIAC. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. LSSU offers a total of 126 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education), and CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education). US$14 million is the total value of endowment of the Lake Superior State University.

Location & Contact

Address

650 W Easterday Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9066326841
Fax: 9066352111
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Lake Superior State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

970 - 1160

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 970-1170 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Lake Superior State University is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783. To gather more information, they can call them at (906) 632-6841.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,272

Average Annual Cost

$11,640

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$255

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,882

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,600

Total One Year Cost

$24,477

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LSSU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $24,322. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($12,255), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,230), and budget for other expenses ($1,850). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$373

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Criminal Justice and Corrections

86 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

50 Graduates

Fire Protection

39 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

32 Graduates

Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and...

24 Graduates

Homeland Security

24 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

24 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

22 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

21 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

16 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

15 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

14 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

14 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

13 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

13 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

9 Graduates

Marketing

9 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

6 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

6 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

4 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

4 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

4 Graduates

Social Work

4 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

Engineering, Other

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Literature

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,991

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

2% Unknown

1% Black

2% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

8% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

88%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$53,638 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

40%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Seamore the Seaduck

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

20

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by LSSU. At LSSU, $10,230 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at LSSU. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 46% and 54%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,843

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$175 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,009

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,711

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,947

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,301

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,057

$30K - $48K

$15,332

$48K - $75K

$10,105

$75K - $110K

$7,063

> $110K

$5,228

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,432,245

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LSSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,670, whereas the financial aid is $6,522. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $8,133 and institutional aid worth $6,522. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Lake Superior State University amount to $1,432,245 per annum.

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