Lake Region State College, located in Devils Lake, North Dakota, was founded in 1941 as part of the areas public school system. Originally known as Devils Lake Junior College and Business School, the institution changed its name over the years to better reflect its growing role in the community. The current name was given in 1999 after it ceased operation as a branch campus of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. The school is part of the North Dakota University System and is dedicated to providing education and opportunities for residents of its service area.
Lake Region State College offers programs that allow for academic transfer and programs dedicated to providing career development and training. Academic transfer is accomplished through a program that mirrors the first two years of a four year education and allows the student to apply for transfer to a college or university to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree upon completion. Career training and vocational programs allow individuals to obtain the education and skill development necessary in order to enter the workforce in the chosen field as a qualified professional. Programs typically take between one and two years to complete, and upon completion confer a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at Lake Region State College should complete the application for admission and pay all associated fees. Additionally, students are encouraged to provide previous transcripts, standardized test scores, take a placement exam if necessary and meet with a counselor prior to registration to discuss program enrollment and curriculum. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used to gauge need and determine awards. Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $3,300-$3,900 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $140-$160 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$4,002|
|Receiving Student Loans||49%||$6,431|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Lake Region State College may provide services like:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Lake Region State College compared to community colleges in North Dakota, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Lake Region State College||Ramsey County||North Dakota|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lake Region State College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)