Lake Erie College Overview
Located in Painesville, Ohio, Lake Erie College is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Painesville makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Lake Erie College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at LEC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 46% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average LEC student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Lake Erie College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LEC.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards LEC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Lake Erie College?
Contact details for LEC are given below.
|Address:||391 W Washington St, Painesville, OH 44077-3389|
How Do I Get Into LEC?
You can apply to LEC online at: leo.lec.edu/ICS/Admissions/
Admission Requirements for LEC
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into LEC?
Approximately 53% of accepted students are men and 37% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.
Average Test Scores
About 31% of students accepted to LEC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 580.
Can I Afford Lake Erie College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LEC, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,501 a year. That adds up to $30,004 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at LEC is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Lake Erie College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 190 graduate students at the school.
Of the 660 full-time undergraduates at LEC, 54% are male and 46% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lake Erie College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||96|
|Hispanic or Latino||33|
Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Lake Erie College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 23 countries are represented at LEC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany.
Online Learning at Lake Erie College
This school is the 58th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of LEC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lake Erie College was 26.1%. This is the #944 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LEC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LEC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LEC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LEC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Lake Erie College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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