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LEC Admission Requirements

Painesville, Ohio

Chances of getting into Lake Erie College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65%
Admission Difficulty for Lake Erie College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into LEC and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 990 out of 1,523 applicants were admitted making LEC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Lake Erie College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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LEC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for Lake Erie College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Lake Erie College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lake Erie College?

Lake Erie College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lake Erie College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >76%
1025 to 1130 Avg + 65%-76%
920 to 1025 Avg - 52%-65%
815 to 920 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 815 Low <39%
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LEC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
75%
ACT Scores for Lake Erie College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Lake Erie College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into LEC?

Admission data indicates that LEC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #48 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lake Erie College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lake Erie College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >76%
20 to 23 Avg + 65%-76%
17 to 20 Avg - 52%-65%
14 to 17 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 14 Low <39%
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LEC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Lake Erie College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into LEC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lake Erie College was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as LEC accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.19 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Lake Erie College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 745 772 1,523
Accepted 491 498 990
Acceptance Rate 66% 65% 65%
Enrolled 95 101 197
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 20% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 7, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 7, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lake Erie College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Lake Erie College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lake Erie College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
B
Bethany College

Bethany, West Virginia

M
Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, Ohio

W
Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, West Virginia

L
Lourdes University

Sylvania, Ohio

M
Mount Aloysius College

Cresson, Pennsylvania

W
Wilson College

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

C
University of Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203580 IPEDS survey data for Lake Erie College.

FAQs

Does Lake Erie College prefer SAT or ACT?

39% of students submit their SAT scores to LEC. 75% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lake Erie College?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to LEC. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lake Erie College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1130. 39% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lake Erie College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 75% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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