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Study at Lake Superior State University

Lake Superior State University, also known as Lake Superior State or Lake State or LSSU, is located in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, United States. It was founded in the year 194. It objectives were to offer education to the residents of the Eastern Upper Peninsula and to address the needs of veterans returning from World War II. The campus occupies more than 100 acres of land space. The university is divided into four degree-granting colleges which are:

  • College of Business and Professional Studies
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
LSSU's students participate in a wide variety of sports including cross country, volleyball, tennis, track and field, ice hockey, basketball, and softball. The athletic teams of LSSU are nicknamed the Lakers.

Profile of Lake Superior State University

Lake Superior State is in Sault Ste Marie, MI. Sault Ste Marie is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Lake Superior State issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Lake Superior State include nutrition and exercise therapy, security and law enforcement, and conservation and resource management.

Lake Superior State Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. People seek out Lake Superior State, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 819 students study at Lake Superior State .

Student Life

Part-time study is common at the school. Lake Superior State makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athletics.

Lake Superior State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Security and Law Enforcement122criminal justice and administration, fire protection tech, forensic science, corrections and criminal justice
Education and Teaching101elementary school teaching, early childhood education, educational supervision, business teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching, computer teaching
Business and Management96accounting and management, business, accounting, business and related services, managerial economics, accounting and related services, accounting and computer science, marketing, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine72registered nursing, health aide, EMT paramedic
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy50exercise science, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, health and physical education, parks and recreation studies, recreational therapy, parks and recreation management
Liberal Arts47English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, history, sociology, French studies, English language and literature, social services, . . .
Science33biology, geology, chemistry, chemistry courses, biological and physical sciences
Conservation and Resource Management32environmental studies, wildlife management, environmental science
Engineering27mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, various engineering courses
Family and Social Work19human services, social work
Computer Science and Engineering15computer networking, computer science, computer engineering courses, network management, computer and info science courses, computer and info science
Engineering Technician15manufacturing tech, computer engineering tech, electrical/electronic tech, mechanical engineering tech, water quality and recycling tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech
Therapy and Counselling12psychology, substance abuse Counselling
Construction Trades10construction trades
Mathematics8mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Media6organizational communications
office and Administration5office management, administrative assistant
Law3legal secretary
Science and Laboratory Technician2chemical tech
Fine Arts1fine arts studies
Medical Support and Technology0clinical lab tech
Production Trades0machinist
Medical administration0environmental health

Contact: Lake Superior State

Lake Superior State University

650 W Easterday Ave

Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783

General Phone: (906) 632-6841


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