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Lakeland College is a private institution that was founded in 1862. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 240 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lakeland College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 108. Its tuition and fees are $21,242 (2012-13).
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The ambition of Lakeland College is less to be large than to be effective; its aim is not to rank first in size, but to rank first in helping students realize their potential for intellectual growth. Valuing excellence above all else, Lakeland's commitment is to enhance student access to educational resources, student closeness to faculty and staff mentors, and student success in both classrooms and careers.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Church of Christ|
When applying to Lakeland College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 82.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||82.1% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 1|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.7 percent.
|Student-faculty ratio||N/A 4|
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Lakeland College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Lakeland College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, and health service. Lakeland 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, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lakeland College, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lakeland College.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$21,242 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,340 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data