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Lake Erie is a private liberal arts college. Founded as a seminary for women in 1856, it adopted coeducation in 1985. Its 57-acre campus is located in Painesville, 28 miles from Cleveland.

Website: www.lec.edu/

Private
Co-ed
833
Undergraduate
Students
(49.8%) 415 Women
(50.2%) 418 Men
223
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
57% of 1,499 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,650
Tuition and Fees
$32,322
Room and Board
$9,908
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$26,405
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,748
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
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Campus Life

Painesville Population
19,634 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
15.1% Black/African-American
4.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.4% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students
4.1%
First-Year Students Returning
60.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
32%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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