After you apply, here are the next steps:

  • We will contact you

    • When you apply online, an email confirmation is sent to the address provided on the application within 48 hours.
    • Additional contact is made within two weeks regarding your application status.

    If you have any questions or have not been contacted by us within these time-frames, please contact us at:

Your to-do list:

  • Pay $20 application fee

    The $20 application fee must be paid before we can let you know the results of your application. You can pay online, by mail, in person, or by phone at 218-733-7610. Financial aid does not cover the cost of the application fee.

If the fee is a hardship for you, please contact the LSC Admissions Office at for more information. If you’re a current high school student and you receive free or reduced lunch, please have your counselor email us at

  • Submit high school transcripts

    You may need to submit a high school transcript (courses, grades, and graduation date). Ask your high school to email transcripts to or fax to 218-733-5945.

Current high school students
Send us your in-progress transcript. Once you graduate, ask your high school to send us your final, completed transcript with graduation date. If we do not receive it before the semester you enroll, you will not be able to receive financial aid for that term.

Graduated in the last 5 years?
Submit an official high school or home-school transcript.

Graduated over 5 years ago? You don’t need to submit a high school or home-school transcript.

  • Submit college transcripts

    Submit official transcripts from any colleges you attended in the past. 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 delivery to LSC
All transcripts must be official. Please allow process time (2 weeks or more) to take place.

  • Secure / paperless:
  • 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.

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

  • Fill out the immunization form

    If you live out of state or graduated high school before 1997, please complete and mail in the immunization form. If we don’t receive it, you’ll be prevented from registering for your second semester of classes.

Do you live outside the state of Minnesota?

  • Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

    Apply for tuition reciprocity if you live in Wisconsin or North Dakota

Tuition reciprocity is a tuition discount offered to residents of certain states. Wisconsin and North Dakota residents must apply for this discount.

Tuition reciprocity application
Wisconsin residents
North Dakota residents

Residents of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri or Nebraska automatically get discounted out-of-state tuition rates.

Are you applying to a program with additional admission requirements?

  • Programs with additional program application

    After you become an LSC student, you can apply to these programs if you meet program requirements.

Dental Hygiene
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Nursing Programs
PTA-Military Bridge
Radiologic Technology

You may want to:

  • Release your information to others (like your parents or spouse)

    Lake Superior College is prohibited by law from releasing your records to an individual (including your family) unless you complete a Release of Information Authorization form