Lake Superior State University

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Lake Superior State University can be found in Sault Ste Marie, MI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Lake Superior State University has an enrollment of nearly 2,100 students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Lake Superior State University. A score within the range of 970 - 1170 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Lake Superior State University average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 57% of all applicants are admitted to Lake Superior State University, from which 33% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lake Superior State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lake Superior State University was reported as 57.2% in Fall 2020 with over 1,700 applications submitted to Lake Superior State University. 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Lake Superior State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lake Superior State University, 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 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 Superior State University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 90.8%
  • 2017-2018: 58.2%
  • 2018-2019: 63.4%
  • 2019-2020: 57.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 59.1%

How Does Lake Superior State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lake Superior State University is zero percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwood University-Michigan79.1%
Finlandia University71.9%
Alma College62.4%
Saint Norbert College79.8%
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family50.9%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lake Superior State University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math480 - 580
Total Score970 - 1170
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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