Lake Region State College

1801 College Dr N
Devils Lake, ND 58301-1598
Tel: (701)662-1600
  • 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 1,988 students (27% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.
  • 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 40 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Lake Region State College (ND) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 40 staff 40 staff
Lake Region State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,988 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has grown by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,988 students 965 students
Lake Region State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1 21:1
Lake Region State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 530 students 530 students
Lake Region State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,458 students 435 students
Lake Region State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lake Region State College Enrollment Breakdown ND All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
212 240
Lake Region State College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
2%
Lake Region State College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
- -
Lake Region State College Asian (2009-2012)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Lake Region State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
3%
Lake Region State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
84%
85%
Lake Region State College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Lake Region State College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Lake Region State College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
4%
Lake Region State College Ethnicity Breakdown ND All Ethnic Groups 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 0.27
Lake Region State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
41%
35%
Lake Region State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,300 $38,300
Lake Region State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,074 is less than the state average of $4,273. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,074 is less than the state average of $6,821. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,074 $4,273
Lake Region State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,074 $6,821
Lake Region State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87% 89%
Lake Region State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $6,750 $11,588
Lake Region State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,500
Lake Region State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $4,273 per year for in-state students and $6,821 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,764 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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in North Dakota is Dakota College at Bottineau. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.