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 2,800 students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Lake Superior State University. A score within the range of 1410 - 1730 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 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 (3.06 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 92% of all applicants are admitted to Lake Superior State University, from which 31% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lake Superior State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lake Superior State University was reported as 91.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,480 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1410 - 1730
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

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 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 Lake Superior State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.2%
  • 2010-2011: 77.1%
  • 2011-2012: 90.6%
  • 2012-2013: 88.8%
  • 2013-2014: 91.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 87.1%

How Does Lake Superior State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lake Superior State University is sixty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwood University-Michigan65.4%
Finlandia University58.8%
Alma College67.9%
Saint Norbert College81.9%
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family60.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lake Superior State University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 570
Math490 - 590
Writing460 - 570
Total Score1410 - 1730
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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