391 West Washington Street, Painesville, OH 44077-3389 440-375-7050
http://www.lec.edu admissions@lec.edu
About Lake Erie College
  • Year of Foundation 1856
  • Size of Campus 50 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 682
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 71%, 29%, 22%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,950
  • Room and Board $7,650
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 903
As one of the oldest institutions for higher learning in the Western Reserve, Lake Erie College is proud to boast of its long heritage. From its start as a female seminary, to a co-educational institution of today offering undergraduate and graduate degrees to individuals of all ages, the College has come a long way. Lake Erie College has fostered and enriched over 10,000 men and women in pursuit of a time-honored, well-rounded liberal arts education. Lake Erie College not only prepares students for their careers, but also allows opportunity for enrichment and empowerment through growth and exploration. The depth and breadth of our curriculum is what has earned us accolades as one of the "Best Colleges in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review, recognition as a College of Distinction and rated by US News and World Report.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of honor societies Mortar Board, Alpha Psi Omega
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Theater Productions, Il Convivio, Formal Events, Movie Nights, Casino Night, Sports
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Berea (44), Berea (44)
  • Distance to nearest train Cleveland, Ohio (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Cleveland, Ohio (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (25%), women's dorms (50%), men's dorms (25%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 89%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 44%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 4
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 88
  • Student Email Accounts N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,000
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Counseling Services career, academic
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Equestrian Center, Music Hall, Art Gallery, Theater
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,050
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Microforms 11,700
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 36
  • Library On Campus N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 63%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,090
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 33%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 47%