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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/03/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

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Lake Superior State University

650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783-1699
(888) 800-5778 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Thomas Pleger, President
Name change notes: Sault Ste. Marie Branch of Michigan Technological University to Lake Superior State College of Michigan Technological University (1966) to Lake Superior State University (1987)
HLC Institution ID: 1337
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 07/26/1968

Summary of Commission Review

Historical notes: Established in 1946 as branch of Michigan Technological University and accredited as part of the University.;

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2011 - 2012

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2016 - 2017

Last Date of Information Change: 02/19/2013

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Bachelors, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 1,934   326
Graduate: 0   0
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   183  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 25   171
Bachelors Degrees 76   460
Masters Degrees 0   3
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 6   21

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 12/08/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Escanaba Regional Center - Escanaba, MI; University Center at Gaylord Michigan - Gaylord, MI; Bay de Noc Community College, Iron Mountain, MI - Iron Mountain, MI; Petoskey Regional Center - Petosky, MI;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.