Steps in the Application Process:

  1. Determine if you meet the academic requirements to apply (class rank or GPA).
  2. Thoroughly complete and send in signed originals of the necessary forms to the PSEO Advisor at Lake Superior College (or your High School Counselor can forward them to us for you.)
  3. Once all application forms and transcripts are received, you will be emailed your next steps.
  4. Once you are admitted you will be invited to complete a PSEO Registration session. You will register for your PSEO classes at this time.
  5. It is your responsibility to discuss with your high school counselor which courses you need to fulfill high school graduation requirements.
  • Academic Requirements

    Meet with your High School counselor or home school parent to see if you meet the academic requirements to apply for PSEO at Lake Superior College.

    The program has the following academic requirements:

    10th Grade: Must have scored meets or exceeds on 8th grade MCA or a college level reading Accuplacer score on file

    **An admitted 10th grade student may only enroll in ONE CTE approved course for their first semester. Successful completion of first semester CTE course will allow enrollment in unlimited enrollment second semester. **

    List of Courses approved for 10th grade PSEO students for 2024-2025

    SUBJECT TITLE Number of College Credits
    ACCT 1400 Business Math 2
    ACCT 1410 Financial Accounting Principles I 3
    ACCT 1500 Personal Finance 3
    ADSC 1430    
    ALTH 1400 Intro to Allied Health 2
    ALTH 1410 Medical Terminology 1
    ALTH 1430 First Aid & CPR/AED 1
    ALTH 1440 Medical Ethics and Law  
    CADE 1407 Auto Cad  
    CADE 1468 SolidWorks I 3
    CETT 1400 Intro to Civil Engineering Technology 3
    CETT 1402 Introduction to Surveying 3
    CIS 1402 Foundations of CIS 3
    CIS 1410 Web site Design ($40 fee) 3
    CIS 1415 Intro to Programming 4
    CIS 1521 A+ Operating Systems Technologies 3
    CIS 1522 A+ Core Hardware 3
    CIS 1745    
    CIS 1946 CISCO Networking I 3
    CIS 1950 Windows Client Administration 3
    CIS 1952    
    LGST 1400    
    MCOM 1400 Intro to Mass Comm 3
    MCOM 1420 Digial Video Production 3
    MCOM 1422 Audio for the Media 3
    MCOM 1435 Video Graphics and Animation 3
    NUNA 1400 Nursing Assistant * 3
    PSCY 1060    
    RADT 1402 Intro to Rad Tech  
    *NUNA 1400: You MUST be at least 16 years old to take this class. There are out-of-pocket expenses for NUNA1400: Nursing Assistant for scrubs (Approx $40) and the test out exams ($275)*

    11th grade: Rank 66% or above or have a 3.0 high school GPA

    12th grade: Rank 50% or above or have a 2.5 high school gGPA

    FALL 2024 Assessment Requirement: PSEO students will be admitted based on class rank or cumulative grade point average.  A GPA of 2.8 or higher will meet the Assessment requirement.  Further placement in Math and/or Science courses will be discussed individually.

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.

Official transcript delivery to LSC
All transcripts must be official. Please allow processing 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.
  • Assessment Requirement

    PSEO students will be admitted based on class rank and grade point average.

Download fillable forms before filling them out. See fillable PDF instructions.