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.

Most of the students getting into LEC earned an SAT score between 1275 - 1575, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 - 23. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the LEC average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. Roughly 60% of all students which applied were accepted at Lake Erie College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 32% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall LEC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lake Erie College was reported as 55.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,160 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LEC SAT Scores: 1275 - 1575
  • LEC ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • LEC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Lake Erie College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lake Erie College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LEC has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 56.5%
  • 2010-2011: 60.3%
  • 2011-2012: 89.0%
  • 2012-2013: 63.2%
  • 2013-2014: 55.6%
  • Projected LEC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.0%

How Does LEC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lake Erie College is zero percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ursuline College57.8%
Notre Dame College90.2%
John Carroll University83.3%
Cleveland Institute of Music54.8%
Cleveland Institute of Art68.3%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LEC (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 520
Math440 - 540
Writing405 - 515
Total Score1275 - 1575
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 23
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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