Silver Lake College

Overview of Silver Lake College

Students attend Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, WI, a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is proud of its Roman Catholic status. Silver Lake College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Silver Lake College has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in business and management, education and teaching.

Silver Lake College Selectivity

Silver Lake College is selective and does not offer open admission.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 832 students at Silver Lake College (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Silver Lake College are female.

Student Life

The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Silver Lake College is a dynamic learning community that empowers students through a quality liberal arts education integrated with professional preparation offered in an environment of mutual respect and concern for persons, based on the principles and truths of Franciscan Catholic tradition."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Silver Lake College

Silver Lake College
2406 S Alverno Rd
Manitowoc , WI 54220-9319
General Phone: (920) 684-6691

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Silver Lake College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching54education, educational administration, special ed, mental retardation education, education of learning disabled, early childhood special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, art education, ...
Business and Management52business management, accounting, human resources
Therapy and Counseling13psychology
Liberal Arts4English, history
Religion and Philosophy3theology
Family and Social Work2public administration
Computer Science and Engineering1information science, computer science
Engineering Technician1engineering technician
Art Studies0art studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7722
Master's degree565

Silver Lake College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Silver Lake College had a total enrollment of 832 students (486 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 53%
Graduate 47%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 7%
20-21 5%
22-24 10%
25-29 15%
30-34 14%
35-39 13%
40-49 21%
50-64 14%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)3%

Silver Lake College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 100 %

Silver Lake College Room and Board (2007)

Silver Lake College offers campus housing for 75 of its 486 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Manitowoc, 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 15 meals per week.

Silver Lake College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1522
ACT Math1622
ACT Composite1622

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,194
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,194
Room and board $ 6,700
Room charge $ 4,900
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,800
Books and supplies $ 1,050
Other expenses $ 2,350

Financial Aid:
Silver Lake College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 385000)

Silver Lake College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*5$54,394

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*6$58,318
Associate professoracademic year2*8$57,830
Assistant professoracademic year4$39,04610$37,608
Instructoracademic year1*4$26,327
All faculty totalacademic year9$42,91028$46,212

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

Silver Lake College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Silver Lake College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General

Mathematics, General

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Silver Lake College Highlights

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What Sets Silver Lake College Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Silver Lake College % of degrees in business and management
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 5%Silver Lake College Female % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Silver Lake College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Silver Lake College % of degrees in education and teaching
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 18%Silver Lake College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Silver Lake College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Silver Lake College Number of students

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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