Lake Superior College

Lake Superior College

Lake Superior College is a 2-year college, which was established in 1995. It was created by the merging of the Duluth Technical College and the Duluth Community College Center. LSC is located in Duluth, Minnesota, and annually enrolls more than 4,000 students. Apart from its main campus, the college also operates a Professional Pilot Training Center at the Duluth International Airport, and an Emergency Response Training Center in Gary/ New Duluth.

Lake Superior College offers over 70 diplomas, degrees and certificate programs in technical and career fields. It also offers continuing education and online learning courses.

Lake Superior College sponsors a number of student organizations and clubs. Among these are groups like College Democrats, Phi Theta Kappa, Psychologist Club, Teachers for Tomorrow, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, College Republicans and Gus Gus Players.

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Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth , MN 55811-3399
General Phone: (800) 432-2884

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Lake Superior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine502registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts227liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Medical Support and Technology124dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Business and Management78business management, accounting, accounting technology, human resources, marketing, sales
Construction Trades77carpentry, electrician
Therapy and Counseling44physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Engineering Technician36civil engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, computer systems tech, computer hardware tech, CAD and design, architectural drafting
Security and Law Enforcement28fire protection tech
Mechanics and Repair27communications install and repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering17computer and info science, computer programming, web design, computer networking
Law14legal secretary, legal assistant
Medical Administration9medical transcription, medical receptionist, medical secretary
Production Trades8machinist
Media6radio and TV tech
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Fine Arts2fine arts
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1athletic trainer

Number of programs and degrees for Lake Superior College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years22715
Associate's degree57133
Award of less than 1 academic year40618

Lake Superior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lake Superior College had a total enrollment of 4,990 students (3,415 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 19%
20-21 17%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Lake Superior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 58 %

Lake Superior College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Duluth, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lake Superior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,261
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,921
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Lake Superior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 575700)

Lake Superior College Faculty

Lake Superior College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track55

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year45$61,65649$63,250
All faculty totalacademic year45$61,65649$63,250

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lake Superior College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Hardware Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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