Fall Enrollment: 1,679 (2022-2023)
Types of Degrees: Associate Degree, Certificate
Number of Programs: 24
Average Class Size: 14
Student to Facultiy Ratio: 14 to 1

Campus Life

Students at LRSC participate in numerous activities, including student government, student clubs and athletic events. Designed for the northern climate, the residence halls, most classrooms, the library, the student union and the bookstore are connected.


LRSC is located on the northern edge of Devils Lake.

The Area

Devils Lake is North Dakota’s largest natural body of water and is a nationally known fishing and hunting paradise. The region also offers a menu of activities including snowmobiling, skiing, camping, hiking, theater and cultural events.

Admission Requirements

LRSC has an open admissions policy. Students who have completed high school (or the equivalent) may enroll at LRSC. Selective admissions apply to the Peace Officer Training, Nursing, and Speech Language Pathology Assistant programs.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA); Specific program accreditations also exist for Automotive Technology, Nursing, Fitness Trainer Technician and others.

2022-23 Academic Year Costs

TUITION and FEES: $5500

ROOM & BOARD: $6,650

BOOKS: $1,000

TOTAL: $13,150


More than $400,000 is awarded in scholarships.

Priority Deadlines


FAFSA: April 15


Types of Distance Education

Courses at Grand Forks Air Force Base, online courses and programs, Interactive Video Network (IVN), dual-credit courses, programs delivered to distant locations, including peace officer training to Devils Lake and Bismarck each fall, Minot each spring and Fargo and Grand Forks each summer. LRSC also delivers nursing education to Mayville and Grand Forks.

LAUNCH! Program

LRSC’s LAUNCH! program located at UND serves students with plans on attending UND but who do not meet one of the admission criteria of the university. Students enter LAUNCH!, enroll in LRSC courses offered in Grand Forks, and upon successful completion of 24 semester hours may transfer to UND.

LRSC - Why Choose

Why Choose LRSC

Lake Region State College provides pathways to success for students of all ages. A student seeking fast entry into the workforce can choose a technical program that leads to an excellent career path in two years or less. LRSC is also a smart choice for a student seeking a bachelor’s degree or still deciding on a major because the first half of almost any bachelor’s degree can be earned at the college.

LRSC boasts successful National Junior College Athletics Association Division I men’s and women’s basketball teams. Other sports offered include volleyball, fast pitch, baseball and golf.

Distinctive Programs
The Simulator Maintenance Technology program is one of only a handful of programs of its kind offered in the United States.

The Wind Energy Technician, Simulator Maintenance Technician, American Sign Language and Interpreting Studies, Peace Officer Training and Law Enforcement programs are one-of-a-kind, two-year programs in North Dakota.

Transferring Students
Students can earn the first half of almost any bachelor’s degree at LRSC. Transferring from one North Dakota college or university to another is relatively seamless with the General Education Requirement Transfer Agreement and Common Course Numbering.

Points of Pride

The new Hofstad Agriculture Center houses a high-tech nursing, electronics, and sign language program.

LRSC offers a student support services that provides assistance to students.

Mayville State University offers advanced degrees and has advisors on the LRSC campus to serve local residents.

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Erin Clementich

"Scholarships allow me to focus on my studies and training for better opportunities to enhance my education for my future BFA. These scholarships have made an impact because they have allowed me to attend college and take 19+ credits and I can still dance every day.”

LRSC Students

Lake Region State College

1801 College Drive North
Devils Lake, ND 58301–1598

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