Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie

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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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  • July 20, 2017
    Wide range of professional program supported by outstanding liberal education. Beautiful campus on the border of upper Michigan and Canada.  more »
  • May 25, 2017
    My teens attended an LSSU STEM Camp and it was terrific! The campus is small and easy to navigate. The library was open for to the public. I camped at a local campground while my children were here an...  more »
  • October 20, 2016
    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 »
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  • October 20, 2016
    Great School. College Classes. Activities. Great Education. 4 years of Life Training.
  • August 2, 2016
    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.
  • December 15, 2016
    I love the school! My husband went there!
  • April 17, 2017
    Supports my old charter school
  • January 2, 2016
    Very happy with your list of banned words for 2016... especially SO!... I wished you had included... "reached out" or "reaching out"

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