Lakeland College

Lakeland College

Lakeland College is located in Sheboygyan, Wisconsin and was established in 1862 by German immigrants. The college was previously named as Missionshaus (Mission House) and was a combined academy-college-seminary. Lakeland College received its present name in 1956 and now offers its students graduate and undergraduate programs. This college has various academic divisions including:

  • Business Administration
  • Creative Arts
  • Education
  • General Studies
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

The athletic teams in the college are known as Muskie. The male students of Lakeland College participate in sports including basketball, baseball, football, wrestling, tennis and cross country, while the female students participate in sports such as basketball, golf, softball, volleyball, cross country and tennis. The students publish a newspaper on campus called Lakeland Mirror which they use to speak their minds.

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Contacting Lakeland

Lakeland College
W3718 South Drive, Cth M
Plymouth , WI 53073
General Phone: (920) 565-2111

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Lakeland Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management494business, non-profit management, business administration, accounting, managerial economics, international business, marketing
Education and Teaching179education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher ed, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, ...
Computer Science and Engineering73computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement18criminology
Hospitality16hospitality management
Liberal Arts16German language, Spanish language, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, sociology, history
Science11biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Therapy and Counseling10psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10sports and fitness management, exercise science
Art Studies9visual and performing arts, art studies, arts management
Religion and Philosophy3religion, theology
Drama and Performing Arts0drama, theatre arts management
Music0music, music management

Number of programs and degrees for Lakeland in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree61845
Master's degree2214

Lakeland Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lakeland had a total enrollment of 3,824 students (2,541 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 61%
Women 39%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 10%
20-21 10%
22-24 11%
25-29 16%
30-34 13%
35-39 12%
40-49 18%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%
South Dakota1%

Lakeland Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

Lakeland Room and Board (2007)

Lakeland offers campus housing for 667 of its 2,541 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 13 meals per week.

Lakeland Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420440
SAT Math430500
SAT Writing400420
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math1823
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT1%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lakeland Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,435
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,435
Room and board $ 6,360
Room charge $ 3,145
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,500
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 3,091

Financial Aid:
Lakeland participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 385400)

Lakeland Faculty

Lakeland has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$71,8043$61,278
Associate professoracademic year14$58,9265$54,421
Assistant professoracademic year14$49,82410$48,128
Instructoracademic year3$42,3732*
All faculty totalacademic year37$56,22820$51,278

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

Lakeland Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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