Lake Superior College: Narrative Description

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2101 Trinity Rd.
Duluth, MN 55811
Tel: (218)733-7600; 800-432-2884; Admissions: (218)733-5928; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1995. Setting: 105-acre urban campus. Endowment: $133,182. Research spending 2002-03: $165,800. Educational spending 2002-03: $3617 per student. Total enrollment: 4,215. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 13% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 30% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ASAP, ACCUPLACER required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2738 full-time, $91.25 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5475 full-time, $182.50 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $463 full-time, $15.43 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 11 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Professionals of America, Gus Gus Players, Art Club, All Nations, PTK Phi Theta Kappa. Major annual events: Christmas Party, Halloween Party, Game Show. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, 15-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Harold P. Erickson Library with 2,869 books, 100 microform titles, 100 serials, 280 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $519,541. 230 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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