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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,321 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,540 tuition
$8,481 on campus room & board*
$1,200 books
$100 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$24,091 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,310 tuition
$8,481 on campus room & board*
$1,200 books
$100 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

*Regular Room Rate

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,420 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($4,497 avg)
28% get state aid ($3,954 avg)
70% get institn'l aid ($4,420 avg)
67% get loans ($5,828 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,765 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,497 41%
Pell Grants $4,017 41%
Other Federal Grants $829 26%
Institution Grant Aid $4,420 70%
State Grant Aid $3,954 28%
Student Loans $5,828 67%
Federal Loans $5,271 66%
Other Loans $7,748 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Lake Superior State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
650 W Easterday Ave
Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
(888) 800-5778
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $398
Out of State $596


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Teresa from Gaylord, MI
  • Oct-27-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    LSSU has some generous merit scholarships to go towards an already low cost to attend. It's the size of a private school for the price of a public school.

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