Lakeland University

W3718 South Dr, Plymouth, United States
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Overview of Lakeland University

About this school

Lakeland, founded in 1862, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 240-acre campus is located on the Sheboygan River, 50 miles north of Milwaukee.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,964
    • Men:1,295 (43.7%)
    • Women:1,669 (56.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lakeland University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
W3718 South Drive
City, State, Zip
Plymouth, WI  53073
Phone
(920) 565-1022
Fax
(920) 565-1206
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 687 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
99 admitted students enrolled
Men
117 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.00
375 And Above
10%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
33%
2.00 - 2.49
16%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
14%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Lakeland University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline July 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003854
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
229 (83.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
205 (89.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
200 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
21 (10.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$17,862
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 197 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,795
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 175 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,884
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
44 (16.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,142

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,411 (92.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,264 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,249 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
116 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$13,003
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,086 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,895
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,132 (90.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,853
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 62 (5.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
139 (9.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,433

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,105
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Engineering/Technologies, English, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,500

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


57

Part-Time Faculty


14

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
157
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lakeland University provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


39.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Resort Management
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sports Studies
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Theology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Project Management
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


48,725

Nearest Metropolitan Area


240 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Milwaukee

Weather


Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Sheboygan
Nearest Bus Station
Sheboygan
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


67% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


33%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Muskie
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lakeland University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, lakeland college campus activities board, student association, black student union, mortar board, global students association

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


20% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


995

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,964
Women
1,669
Men
1,295

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.3% Asian
  • 6.1% Black/African-American
  • 4.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.4% White
  • 0.5% Unknown

International Students


2.7% from 16 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


785

Student Resources

Study resources