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Lake Superior State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,561 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,824 tuition
$9,442 on campus room & board*
$1,100 books and supplies
$195 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,561 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,824 tuition
$9,442 on campus room & board*
$1,100 books and supplies
$195 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

*Regular Room Rate

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,622 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
44% get federal aid ($4,376 avg)
36% get state aid ($6,608 avg)
78% get institn'l aid ($5,622 avg)
62% get loans ($6,326 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.43% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.43% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,021 87%
Federal Grant Aid $4,376 44%
Pell Grants $4,199 44%
Other Federal Grants $578 17%
Institution Grant Aid $5,622 78%
State Grant Aid $6,608 36%
Student Loans $6,326 62%
Federal Loans $5,256 59%
Other Loans $8,677 9%

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 $451
Out of State $451


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Liz from Trenton, MI
  • Mar-17-2016 I am a current student here

    Watch out. Most people graduate in 5 or more years rather than the usual 4. It is possible to graduate with a bachelor's earlier than 4 though, but it all depends on the amount of classes that you take and what your program needs, since some are structured in a way where it's impossible get out early. It's nice that 12-17 credits are all at one price though, since the price per credit is at 400-something when I wrote this

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