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Lake Erie College wants to pave the way for students to grow into the best versions of themselves. We provide plenty of opportunities for students to explore different career paths, take advantage of education opportunities and find themselves through service opportunities.

Our Values

We pride ourselves in being mission-driven. For over 160 years, we've set forth guiding principles that help students make the best choices for them and the people around them. As such, every student should align themselves to the following values:

  • Self Discovery.

    Be committed to figuring out who you are and how you want to impact the world around you.

  • Creative Problem Solving.

    Through the college, students will learn to become productive contributors in an ever-changing global society.

  • Personal Development.

    Your personality is an illuminating piece of who you are, so we encourage students to develop that while here.

  • Ethical Balance.

    Students will be taught how to balance their personal and professional goals with the needs of those around them.

How To Apply

To be considered for admission to Lake Erie College, please submit your application along with the following documents:

  • Official High School Transcripts (First-time freshmen only)

  • ACT/SAT Test Scores OR a graded writing sample if pursuing the Test-Optional route* (First-time freshmen only)

  • Official College Transcripts (Transfer students and First-time Freshmen who complete PSEO/CCP or AP coursework only)

  • Proof of High School Graduation (Transfer students only)

  • Essay. Essay is optional for admission, but is required for placement and registration. Applicants are encouraged to submit essay at the time of application.

Once we receive your application and all required documents, we will process your application and you will receive a decision within two weeks. At any point, if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admissions by calling 1.855.GO STORM!

Admission Decisions

Admission decisions are based on your full portfolio and the probability of your success as a part of the LEC community. In the application review process, we strive to discover students who will bring academic and creative achievements, elements of diversity, proven commitments to community service and the potential to make significant contributions to our campus community.

Furthermore, LEC seeks talented students who show the capacity to develop analytical minds, uphold civic and global responsibilities, contribute to our athletic programs, adhere to sound ethical principles and respect human diversity and individuality.

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