Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie

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Lake Superior State University (colloquially Lake State, Lake Superior State, Soo Tech, and LSSU) is a public university in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It is Michigan's smallest public university, with an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students. Due to its proximity to the Canadian border, and the twin city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, LSSU has many Canadian students and maintains a close relationship with its international neighbor. In a sign of its unique situation, LSSU has the Canadian and United States flags on its campus.

LSSU is known for its academic programs such as fisheries and wildlife management, engineering, chemistry and the environmental sciences, teacher education, nursing, geology, business management, fire science, and criminal justice. Students attend also take degrees in English and creative writing, forensic sciences, recreation management, and legal studies. It is one of the two universities in Michigan that offers an environmental health accredited curriculum (EHAC), along with Central Michigan University. Lake Superior State University offers primarily bachelor's and associate degrees, but also grants a master of arts in curriculum and instruction and many certificates. The university also offers joint programs with Sault College and Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. LSSU has regional centers in northern Michigan in the cities of Gaylord, Escanaba, Petoskey and St. Helen. Recently a center opened in southeast Michigan in the city of Dearborn. It is one of three Michigan public universities that is a university and a community college.
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  • I'm an alum, so I always enjoy visiting the campus. In addition to all of the campus area things to see, there's also a very long and interesting history of the site as the former Fort Brady and all....  more
    I'm an alum, so I always enjoy visiting the campus. In addition to all of the campus area things to see, there's also a very long and interesting history of the site as the former Fort Brady and all....  more »
  • We went for a college visit. The campus is updated and attractive, and pretty compact, limiting walking distance. The history as a former WWII military base and the buildings converted to... 
    We went for a college visit. The campus is updated and attractive, and pretty compact, limiting walking distance. The history as a former WWII military base and the buildings converted to...  more »
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  • Attended here one year a while back and I enjoyed it. Good classes and teachers. I would attend again and recommend.
  • Beautiful campus and excellent people working for this University. Smallest makes it that much better when providing excellent educational experience. Check it out!

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