For 160 years, Lake Erie College has been educating students for the world after college. We combine a liberal arts education with practical "real-life" experiences. We promote study abroad, offer opportunities for internships both in the U.S. and internationally. Through our curriculum, we address the needs of students who will work in an increasingly interdependent world. Our students learn to communicate effectively, think critically and creatively, and make informed decisions. The College's size allows students to develop leadership skills and take an active role in various student organizations and develop new student programs. Lake Erie College emphasizes the individual, not the "masses." Professors, not graduate students, teach our classes. Classes are small, allowing students and professors to know one another. We can honestly say that everyone "will know your name." Not only will the faculty and majority of the Lake Erie staff recognize you, but we care deeply about the success, development, and happiness of our students.
The College is committed to being mission-driven, fostering strong partnerships and collaboration in the region, service to the community, embracing diversity and inclusion, and helping students successfully reach their academic goals.
Lake Erie College provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.
Lake Erie College is accredited by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, the Higher Learning Commission, and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.