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Lake Erie College is a private institution that was founded in 1856. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,034, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 270 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lake Erie College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 106. Its tuition and fees are $27,368 (2012-13).
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Lake Erie College, founded in 1856, is where the best of the past is preserved and the best of the future is yet to come. Academic tradition and a dedicated faculty combine with a nurturing educational environment and academic programs that meet the demands of a changing world. The private liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and provides engaged learning through small class sizes. The student-faculty ratio is 16:1, and a majority of its classes are with fewer than 20 students.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Lake Erie College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Lake Erie College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||63.2%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Lake Erie College is 16:1, and the school has 59.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lake Erie College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Farm/Farm and Ranch Management; and Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||37%|
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Lake Erie College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,034, with a gender distribution of 49.5 percent male students and 50.5 percent female students. At this school, 56 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44 percent of students live off campus. Lake Erie College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Lake Erie College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Lake Erie College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lake Erie College, 84 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lake Erie College.
|Students who have cars on campus||84%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$27,368 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,336 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data