Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, FL 34788-8751


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,613
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Lake-Sumter State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Lake-Sumter State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,276 and in-state students paid $3,172.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of Lake-Sumter State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,584 (which is 3.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lake-Sumter State College in 2016-2017, was 27, which is 5% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,924 (which is 26% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lake-Sumter State College has enrolled a total of 4,613 students (1,381 students full-time and 3,232 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,613 students, 136 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 650 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 67%

Black/African American: 9%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Hispanic: 7%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lake-Sumter State College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 50% 1,274 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 12% 309
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 140
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 70
Construction Trades 1% 27
Education 1% 19 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 14 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 4
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 0% 4
Legal Professions And Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lake-Sumter State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Lake-Sumter State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,700. Last year, out of the total 763 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 649 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 853 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 682 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,700 $28,900
Employment Rate 85% 80%
Total Graduates 763 853

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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29.1 mile away
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51.9 mile away
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55.4 mile away