Lake Superior State University

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world rank  1617

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Founded in 1946, Lake Superior State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Sault Ste. Marie (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Lake Superior State University (LSSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Lake Superior State University (LSSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 74 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LSSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LSSU
Founded 1946
Motto Believe in Blue. Redefining the Classroom.
Colours Royal blue and gold

University Location

Address 650 W Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie
49783 Michigan
United States
Tel +1 (906) 632 6841
Fax +1 (906) 635 6696

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 650 West Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie 49783-1699
(906) 635 2231
888 800 5778

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lake Superior State University's Library
Lake Superior State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 316,754 physical volumes, 18,333 physical media and 127 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Lake Superior State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 978 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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