Lake Region State College


Enrollment: 696.

Student Body: 53% female, 47% male, 12% out-of-state, 3% international (14 countries represented). Asian 2%, African American 4%, Caucasian 82%, Hispanic 2%, Native American 5%.

Faculty: Student/faculty ratio 12.8:1. 35 full-time faculty, 14% hold PhDs, 3% are members of minority groups, 51% are women.


Degrees: Associate, certificate, diploma, terminal associate, transfer associate.

Classes: Most classes have fewer than 10 students.

Majors with Highest Enrollment: Business administration and management; criminal justice/police science; liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

Special Study Options: Cooperative education program, cross-registration, distance learning, dual enrollment, English as a Second Language (ESL), internships, liberal arts/career combination Special programs offered to physically disabled students include note-taking services, reader services, tape recorders, tutors.

Career services: Career/job search classes, internships.


Housing: Special housing for disabled students, men’s dorms, women’s dorms, apartments for married students, apartments for single students, coed dorms for adult students. 100% of campus accessible to physically disabled.

Special Academic Facilities/Equipment: Paul Hoghaug Library and Law Library

Computers: 100% of classrooms, 100% of dorms, 100% of libraries, 100% of dining areas, 100% of student union, have wireless network access. Students can register for classes online. Administrative functions (other than registration) can be performed online.


Environment: Village.

Activities: Drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, symphony orchestra.

Organizations: 12 registered organizations, 1 religious organizations.

Athletics (Intercollegiate): Men: Basketball. Women: Basketball.

On-Campus Highlights: Student union, computer lab, recreational area, library, gymnasium.


Freshman Academic Profile: 98% from public high schools. ACT middle 50% range 18-25. Minimum paper TOEFL 510. Minimum computer TOEFL 185. Minimum web-based TOEFL 65.

Basis for Candidate Selection:

Freshman Admission Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted. Academic units recommended: 4 English, 3 mathematics, 3 science, (2 science labs), 2 foreign language, 3 social studies.

Freshman Admission Statistics: 233 applied, 99% admitted, 95% enrolled.

Transfer Admission Requirements: High school transcript, college transcript(s), statement of good standing from prior institution(s). Minimum college GPA of 2.0 required. Lowest grade transferable D.

General Admission Information: Application fee $35. Nonfall registration accepted. Admission may be deferred for a maximum of one semester. Credit offered for CEEB Advanced Placement tests.


Annual in-state tuition $3,065. Annual out-of-state tuition $3,065. Room and board $5,230. Required fees $843. Average book expense $900.

Required Forms and Deadlines: FAFSA. Priority financial aid filing date 3/15.

Notification of Awards: Applicants will be notified of awards on a rolling basis beginning 5/15.

Types of Aid: Need-based scholarships/grants: Federal Pell, SEOG, state scholarships/grants, private scholarships, the school’s own gift aid, Academic Competitiveness Grant. Loans: FFEL Subsidized Stafford, FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford, FFEL PLUS, Federal Perkins, state loans

Student Employment: Federal Work-Study Program available. Institutional employment available. Off-campus job opportunities are good.

Financial Aid Statistics: 58% freshmen, 53% undergrads receive need-based scholarship or grant aid. 1% freshmen, 54% freshmen, 54% undergrads receive need-based self-help aid. 6% freshmen, 6% undergrads receive athletic scholarships. 80% undergrads receive any aid. 71.05% undergrads borrow to pay for school. Average cumulative indebtedness $9,392.

Criteria for awarding institutional aid: Non-need-based: Academics, athletics, leadership, minority status, music/drama.

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