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2101 Trinity Road
Duluth, MN 55811-3399
United States

Certificates / Diplomas
Associate Degree
Lake Superior College offers 90+ certificate, diploma and associate degree programs in career/technical fields and pre-baccalaureate majors for students interested in transferring to a 4-year college or university. LSC provides affordable, quality, hands-on training for a wide range of in-demand careers. You can also start here and save thousands, then seamlessly transfer to earn a four-year degree.

LSC’s main campus is set back on a majestic 97-acre wooded lot overlooking Lake Superior and St. Louis River bay. The campus features an award-winning hiking trail, a designated trout stream (Miller Creek) and access to a city-run disc golf course. Duluth, Minnesota has earned the honor of being named the best 2014 outdoors town in America by Outside Magazine.
The following information should help you understand the cost of attending college. Keep in mind that most students receive a financial aid package (grants and scholarships) which lowers their out-of-pocket cost. This is reflected on the net price information, if available.
Living On-Campus
Living Off-Campus
Living with Family
The amounts above pertain to first-time full-time undergraduate students and include tuition and fees, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. Use these estimated amounts as a reference for building your annual budget for attending this institution.
Average Net Price $13,682 / year

This is the average annual amount that first-time, full-time undergraduate students pay at this institution after subtracting all grants and scholarships from the cost of attendance.

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Net cost after grants and scholarships by income
$0-$30,000: $11,916
$30,001-$48,000: $12,934
$48,001-$75,000: $14,616
$75,001-$110,000: $17,473
Over $110,000: $18,398

This net price data shows the average amount students have paid, according to their family income, after subtracting all grants and scholarships.

Student/Faculty Ratio
Size of Student Body
Average Class Size
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Breakdown by Race
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic: 4%
Asian: 1%
White: 82%
Two or more races: 5%
International Students: 1%
Unknown: 2%
Breakdown by Age
19 and Younger: 27%
20 to 24: 36%
25 to 34: 23%
35 to 44: 9%
45 and Older: 5%
Breakdown by Gender
Men: 44%
Women: 55%
New entering students who are transfers

Graduation Rate for Two-Year Programs
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Completers within 3 years by race
White: 34%
Completers within 3 years by Gender
Men: 29%
Women: 36%
Retention Rate
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Retention Rate By Type
Full-time: 59%
Part-time: 50%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid awarded to undergraduate students

The following information pertains to first-time full-time undergraduate students.

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Average amount of aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates
State/Local grant aid: $1,216
Institutional grant aid: $1,498
Federal grant aid: $2,196
Average amount of grant aid awarded by income (all sources)
$0-$30,000: $5,585
$30,001-$48,000: $5,083
$48,001-$75,000: $3,502
$75,001-$110,000: $1,117
Over $110,000: $64
School Scholarships
Required Forms: FAFSA
Title IV (FAFSA) School Code:
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This section shows the median debt graduates incurred to complete their degree at this institution.

Median Cumulative Debt by Degree Type
  • Associate's Degree: $14,507
  • Undergraduate Certificate: $12,500
Percent of Graduates With Loans
  • Associate's Degree: 56%
  • Undergraduate Certificate: 56%

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  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Transcripts
  • Accepts dual credits
  • Accepts exam-based credits
  • Institution awards credits for military training
Application Timelines

Financial Aid Application Deadline


Open Admissions Deadline

Friday before the start of the term

Admissions Contact
The data displayed below comes from the Graduate Employment Outcomes tool and only reports on graduates employed in Minnesota. This section shows employment data for graduate class of 2017, including percent of graduates with full-time employment in the 3rd year after college graduation and the median annual wages by award level, according to the Minnesota unemployment insurance records. Data does not include federal employees, self-employed (e.g. professional freelancers, artists, developers, designers, business owners), military, or individuals who moved out of state for a job. The list below may be incomplete and limited to some majors. Additionally, data has been suppressed when it refers to 10 or less students.Jump to:
Certificates / Diplomas
Field of Study Percent Employed Full-time 3 Years Post-Graduation Median Annual Salary of Graduates
Ground Transportation 68% $48,441
Ground Transportation 68% $48,441
Health professions and related programs 17% $38,119
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 14% $37,964
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 14% $37,964
Transportation and materials moving 68% $48,441
Associate Degree
Field of Study Percent Employed Full-time 3 Years Post-Graduation Median Annual Salary of Graduates
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 39% $62,231
Business, management, marketing, and related support services 47% $45,649
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 83% $52,194
Computer and information sciences and support services 56% $52,802
Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 73% $52,264
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 28% $44,138
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 28% $44,138
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 47% $64,600
This profile features institution-wide data. Be aware that some categories may not be showing and that data is suppressed when reporting is for 10 or less students. Most data and terminology is sourced from IPEDS. To learn more about each section, please refer to Data Sources.