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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 B minus
  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 minus
  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 646 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Lake Erie acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Accounting, Business, and Biology. Graduating 45% 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.

LEC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1130
ACT Range
17-23
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
$21,347 / 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
$25,369 / 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
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 16 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 16 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    67%
  • On Campus
    30%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
646 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
92
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
70%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Athletic
    56%
  • Study, study, and oh yes more studying.
    33%
  • Drinking team with a lacrosse problem
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
40%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 15 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 18 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Great
    43%
  • Small
    43%
  • Home away from home
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
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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