Lake Erie College (LEC)

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Lake Erie College can be found in Painesville, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around a thousand students are enrolled at LEC.

Roughly 60% of all students which applied were accepted at Lake Erie College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 24% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall LEC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lake Erie College was reported as 57.4% in Fall 2020 with over 1,500 college applications submitted to LEC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lake Erie College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.1%
  • 2017-2018: 60.4%
  • 2018-2019: 65.2%
  • 2019-2020: 57.4%
  • Projected LEC Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 56.7%

How Does LEC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lake Erie College is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ursuline College85.3%
Notre Dame College97.5%
John Carroll University86.3%
Cleveland Institute of Art69.6%
Cleveland Institute of Music36.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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