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Lake Erie College
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  • 4 Year
  • PAINESVILLE, OH

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Lake Erie is a private college located in Painesville, Ohio in the Cleveland Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 660 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Lake Erie acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 48% of students, Lake Erie alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,200.

About

391 W WASHINGTON ST
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Lake Erie College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Lake Erie Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1150
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$21,425 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,205 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
660 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
99
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
67%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Athletic
    43%
  • Study, study, and oh yes more studying.
    43%
  • Drinking team with a lacrosse problem
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
46%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 13 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 16 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Great
    60%
  • Small
    40%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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