How hard is it to get into Lake Superior State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,869 out of 2,949 applicants were admitted making Lake Superior State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Lake Superior State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Lake Superior State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lake Superior State University?
Lake Superior State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1160 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1065 to 1160||Avg +||63%-74%|
|970 to 1065||Avg -||50%-63%|
|875 to 970||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 875||Low||<37%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lake Superior State University?
Admission data indicates that Lake Superior State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lake Superior State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>74%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||63%-74%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||50%-63%|
|16 to 19||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 16||Low||<37%|
What GPA do you need to get into Lake Superior State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Lake Superior State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lake Superior State University was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lake Superior State University accepts 63% of students who apply.
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
67% of Lake Superior State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||35%|
|Top 50% of class||67%|
|Bottom 50% of class||33%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||28%||22%|
Applicants have 3 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Lake Superior State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Big Rapids, Michigan
Fredonia, New York
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Alfred, New York
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170639 IPEDS survey data for Lake Superior State University.
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Lake Superior State University. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to Lake Superior State University. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1160. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.