Lake Region State College

Tel: (701)662-1600
1,898 students
Public institution
Lake Region State College is a student-centered, open access, comprehensive community college within the North Dakota University System. The College provides quality academic education, vocational/technical training, workforce training, educational outreach opportunities, and life-long learning.
School Highlights
Lake Region State College serves 1,898 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Lake Region State College is the only community colleges within Ramsey County, ND.
The nearest community college is Dakota College at Bottineau (87.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College Lake Region State College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 37 staff
61 staff
Lake Region State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,898 has grown by 14% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,898 students 1,315 students
Lake Region State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 486 students
815 students
Lake Region State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,412 students
1,061 students
Lake Region State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lake Region State College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Lake Region State College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Lake Region State College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Lake Region State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Lake Region State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
49%
Lake Region State College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Lake Region State College More (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
Lake Region State College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Lake Region State College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.29 0.70
Lake Region State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,037 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,037 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,037 $5,590
Lake Region State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,037 $10,086
Lake Region State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 200 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
89%
Lake Region State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lake Region State College is a two-year comprehensive community college within the North Dakota University System. The college is a northeast North Dakota leader in preparing students of all ages for entering the workforce, career advancement, or making career changes. Our programs provide cutting-edge equipment and facilities ranging from computer labs to modern automotive and diesel diagnostic equipment. We offer traditional programs in business-related areas; new programs in nursing, and American sign language and interpretive studies; and a unique program in simulator maintenance, preparing students for high paying jobs with commercial airlines, defense contractors, or amusement parks. Founded in 1941, Lake Region State College is a vivrant multi-campus college with a diverse student body. We have over 1400 students spread out across the state and across the globe. The Devils Lake campus is our main campus and houses most of our administrative offices. We have residential housing available to students. Students especially appreciate being able to go from their dorm rooms to class without having to go outside. The college is set in a rural area, yet there is plenty to do. The college offers a wide range of cultural activities, sports, weight rooms, clubs, and job opportunities for students. The college provides academic courses and programs that lead to an Associate in Arts degree, meet the North Dakota University System General Education requirements, and allow for seamless transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Lake Region State College programs and courses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and approved by the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education.

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Did You Know?
For North Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,896 per year for in-state students and $6,306 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,650 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

North Dakota community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in North Dakota is Rasmussen College-North Dakota. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.