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Lake Erie College

Painesville, OH

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.

Web Sitewww.lec.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students955
   Women495 (51.8%)
   Men460 (48.2%)
Graduate Students246

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMinimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate63% of 1,485 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.09
SAT Math468 average
420-510 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading455 average
420-510 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing405 average
358-473 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$44,732
Tuition and Fees
$30,862
Room and Board
$9,460
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Freshman Award$25,607
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$38,234

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Painesville Population19,634 
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCleveland
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 66% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
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STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
2.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.1% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students2.7% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning69.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
30.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
32%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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Low 3.00 3.00 540 480  
High 3.82 3.25 540 480  
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