2,432
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,557
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
90
90%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lake Superior State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Sault Sainte Marie, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 650 West Easterday Avenue
Sault Sainte Marie, MI  49783
United States
Contact Phone: 906-632-6841

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Water Quality And Wastewater Treatment Management And Recycling Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,465
Applied
1,319
Accepted
2,432
Enrolled
90%
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Female Admissions

806
Females Applied
740
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

659
Males Applied
579
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.26
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,392
In-state
10,392
Out-of-state
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Fees

245
Full-time student fees
9,290
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,557
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,640
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,613
Avg. Loan Aid
6,614
Avg. Grant Aid
8,582
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,432
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.51%
Black or African American 2.26%
White or Caucasian 77.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 8.88%
Asian 0.53%
Two or more races 0.21%
Other 1.69%

Gender

Male (49.75%)
Female (50.25%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 35%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Winter Carnival, Laker Week and Lakerpalooza

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Activities Board, SAILS - Student Alumni Involved in Lake State, Fisheries and Wildlife, Enactus (Formally known as SIFE) and Chemistry and Environmental Science Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

178
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 59
Male - 92
Female - 86