Lake Superior College Overview
Lake Superior College is a public institution situated in Duluth, Minnesota. The location of LSC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Lake Superior College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at LSC.
- In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.
Lake Superior 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 LSC.
Where Is Lake Superior College?
Contact details for LSC are given below.
|Address:||2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, MN 55811-3399|
How Do I Get Into LSC?
You can apply to LSC online at: https://www.lsc.edu/become-a-student/apply-for-admissions/
Can I Afford Lake Superior College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LSC, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $5,919 a year. That adds up to $23,676 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at LSC is 11.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Lake Superior College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,794 full-time undergraduates at LSC, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lake Superior College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||38|
|Hispanic or Latino||56|
Over 17 countries are represented at LSC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kenya, Colombia, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Lake Superior College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at LSC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 22nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of LSC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lake Superior College was -0.8%. This is the #2,263 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LSC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LSC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||3%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||47%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||7%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LSC 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 LSC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||#36|
|Computer Systems Networking||#58|
|Management Information Systems||#74|
|Legal Support Services||#80|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#419|
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 Superior 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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