Tuition & Fees

$11,184

$16,560

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,388
Declined + 116
Total Received 1,504
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Public

2,405

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice/fire Science
  2. Business/economics/legal Studies
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1421
ACT 2031

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%
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School Facts

Lake Superior State University, founded in 1946, is a public coeducational institution. Its 115-acre campus is located in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,406
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
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)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

115-acre campus in Sault Ste. Marie (population: 14,098); regional campus sites in Dearborn, Escanaba, Gaylord, and Petosky, MI.

Lake Superior State University
650 West Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1699

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,388
Declined + 116
Total Received 1,504

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Annette Hackbarth-Onson
Director of Admissions
P: 888 800-LSSU, option 1
F: 906 635-6696
admissions@lssu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
ice hockey
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Collegiate Hockey Association (Division I), Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Seamore the Seaduck
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Chemical Technology
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Engineering/Robotics/Automation
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Computer/Mathematical Sciences
Conservation Biology
Conservation Leadership
Corrections
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Corrections
Criminal Justice/Criminalistics
Criminal Justice/Generalist
Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Loss Control
Criminal Justice/Public Safety
Early Childhood Education
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering/Digital Systems
Electrical Engineering/Electrical-Mechanical
Electrical Engineering/Robotics/Automation
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Special Education
Engineering Management
English Literature/Language
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Health
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance/Economics
Fine Arts Studies
Fire Science
Fire Science/Engineering Technology
Fire Science/Generalist
Fire Science/Hazardous Materials
Fish Health
Fisheries/Wildlife Management
Forensic Chemistry
General Engineering
General Engineering Technology
Geology/Environmental Geology
Health Care Provider
Health Fitness Specialist
History
Homeland Security
Individualized Studies
Industrial Technology
Integrated Science
Internet Network Specialist
Language Arts
Law Enforcement
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Literature
Literature/Creative Writing
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Marine Technology
Mathematics
Mathematics-Actuarial/Business Applications
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Natural Resources Technology
Nursing
Paramedic Technology
Parks/Recreation
Personal Computer Specialist
Physical Science
Political Science/General
Political Science/Pre-Law
Pre-Pharmacy
Psychology
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Biology
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/Language Arts
Social Sciences
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Sports/Recreation Management
Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment
Technical Accounting
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Undergraduate

100%

2,405
students

Female
52%
1,258

Male
48%
1,147

Graduate

0%

1
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
1

undergraduateFull-time

79%

1,916
students

Female
50%
952

Male
50%
964

undergraduatePart-time

21%

489
students

Female
63%
306

Male
37%
183

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Michelle Markstrom
Assistant Director of Admissions
906 635-2231
mmarkstrom@lssu.edu

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