Lake Superior State University

Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,035
Tuition & Fees $12,744
Student Population 1,909
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,661

Academic Overview

Lake Superior State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $12,255 for Michigan residents and $12,744 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,909 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Lake Superior State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Lake Superior State University are $12,255 for Michigan residents and $12,744 for non-residents.
Lake Superior State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Lake Superior State. The acceptance rate of Lake Superior State is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 4%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,661 and 75% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,909 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Lake Superior State University is 69 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Lake Superior State University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Lake Superior State University is 4 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Lake Superior State University is 77 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Lake Superior State University is 1,909
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Lake Superior State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,661 at Lake Superior State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Lake Superior State offers 75 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate30
Associate's Degree210
Bachelor's Degree510

Special Learning Opportunities

Lake Superior State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:978)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Lake Superior State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges