Step 2: Apply as a PSEO student

Determine qualification

Meet with your High School Counselor/Home School Parent to determine if you qualify for the Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) program.

  • Seniors: You must rank in the top half of their high school class. If the school does not compute high school rank, students may be admitted on the basis of a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Juniors: You must rank in the top third of their high school class. If the school does not compute high school rank, students may be admitted on the basis of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Sophomores: You must have taken the 8th grade MCA reading test in the 8th grade and have met the composite proficiency level of meets or exceeds.

Submit high school or home school transcripts

You must submit a high school or home school transcript (courses, grades, and graduation date). Ask your high school to email transcripts to admissions@lsc.edu or fax to 218-733-5945.

Submit college transcripts

Submit office transcripts from any college you have attended. If you have not yet completed the college course you are enrolled in, do not list the college on your application. Only list the college if you have completed and earned the credit. Our transfer services provides information about which credits will transfer to LSC.

To submit a transcript, contact the college and request your official transcript to be sent to LSC.

Official transcripts can be delivered to LSC

  • Secure / paperless: admissions@lsc.edu
  • By mail: Lake Superior College
    2101 Trinity Road
    Duluth, MN 55811
  • In person: Bring in sealed envelope from the institution attended. Do NOT open the envelope.

All transcripts must be official. Please allow process time (2 weeks or more) to take place.

Minnesota State College & Universities (MnSCU) transcripts If you have attended another college or university (excluding the University of MN) within the Minnesota State College system, you do not need to order a transcript. LSC is able to electronically download your transcript after you apply.