Lake Superior State University

650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Sainte Marie, United States
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Overview of Lake Superior State University

About this school

Lake Superior State, founded in 1946, is a public university. Its 121-acre campus is located in Sault Sainte Marie, across the St. Mary's River from Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,432
    • Men:1,210 Men (49.8%)
    • Women:1,222 Women (50.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lake Superior State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 31
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
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
650 West Easterday Avenue
City, State, Zip
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
Phone
(906) 635-2231
Fax
(906) 635-6669
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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
-
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
90% of 1,465 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 806 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 659 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
517 (39%) of 1,319 admitted students enrolled
Women
250 (34%) of 740 admitted students enrolled
Men
267 (46%) of 579 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.26
375 And Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

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
• 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
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• 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 Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Lake Superior State University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002293
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
330 (89.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
263 (79.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
259 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
62 (23.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$12,640
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 245 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,359
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 175 (67.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,132
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
20 (5.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,693

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,450 (80.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,183 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,164 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
213 (18.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$11,557
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,018 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,582
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 895 (76.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,089
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
182 (10.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,614

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,405
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


119

Part-Time Faculty


59

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


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% 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
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
325
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lake Superior State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


68.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


16.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


33.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (64)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Robotics Technology/Technician
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    14,194

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    115 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    4.6 average low in January, 70.5 average high in September
    Rain
    164 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.
    Nearest Train Station
    280 mile(s) from campus in Lansing

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    35% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    65%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    Royal blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Lake Superior State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, activities board, sails - student alumni involved in lake state, fisheries and wildlife, enactus (formally known as sife), chemistry and environmental science club

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,966

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,432
    Women
    1,222
    Men
    1,210

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 9.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.6% Asian
    • 2.4% Black/African-American
    • 2.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 0.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 82.9% White
    • 1.8% Unknown

    International Students


    6.3% from 8 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    6

    Student Resources

    Study resources