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Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie
(4.2/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Lake Superior State University, is a small public university in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It is Michigan's smallest public university with an enrollment around 3,000 students. Due to its proximity to the border, notably 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 both the Canadian and United States flags on its campus, and both Canadian and American national anthems are sung at athletic events.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. It is one of the two universities in Michigan that offers an environmental health accredited curriculum, alongside Central Michigan University. In addition, students attend for LSSU's degrees in English and creative writing, forensic sciences, recreation management, and legal studies.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 also has regional centers located in northern Michigan in the cities of Gaylord, Escanaba, and Petoskey. Recently a center opened in southeast Michigan in the city of Dearborn. It is one of three Michigan public universities that function as both a university and a community college.
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  • love coming up here to see a game..laker hockey is intense..maybe too much as they slaughtered MSU 2 of 2 games .yikes!! anyhow..tickets don't cost much ..many good seats..food and beer is outrageous ...  more »
  • Great campus with historic charm. Really pretty and great place to visit if youhave time. The campus is large do again get on those walking shoes. They have a huge ice are an here with hockey being pr...  more »
  • Great movie in Art Center, seating very comfortable, ticket purchase very easy and popcorn not the best. 
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  • Great School. College Classes. Activities. Great Education. 4 years of Life Training.
  • Great university. Very small. Good student to faculty ratio. They have all of the student help that larger universities offer (tutors, health center, class study groups, counseling center, etc). Went all four of my years here.
  • Very happy with your list of banned words for 2016... especially SO!... I wished you had included... "reached out" or "reaching out"
  • Definitely wouldn't recommend this place. Unprofessional and ineffective professors seem to be the norm. But, those unprofessional professors will scold you for being unprofessional yourself, because apparently trying to have any amount of fun in college (or just generally acting like a normal human being) is unprofessional. Showing up 5-10 minutes late to every class they teach, complaining about how they don't have enough time to get through the lecture material, running class 15 minutes over the limit, setting up improper schedules then getting mad at students who have a scheduling conflict in reality but not in the registrar's system, and (on occasion) wearing seemingly the same clothes for a week straight, however, are all some of the wonderful and totally professional examples they set.
  • I'm currently attending, it's my freshman year, and the faculty are so nice and so helpful and everything is so organized and fun. I love this university so far!!!