Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio, was founded in 1856 and was one of the three remaining women’s colleges in Ohio until it became coeducational in 1986. While Lake Erie College has been educating students for more than 150 years, much of its growth and a surge of interest in student living at the school occurred during the past decade. Since 2006, 22 majors were added to the academic curriculum, student applications increased a by staggering 93 percent, enrollment in Lake Erie College’s MBA program increased by 35 percent and the institution added six new athletic programs, including women’s golf, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, as well as men’s wrestling and football. The appeal of student housing at Lake Erie College remains high, as students look to gain entry to the school and the Painesville community.
While the school has recently added new academic disciplines to its offerings, equine studies remains the most popular major at the school, and a large part of student living. Students from around the country and the world attend Lake Erie College for this element of the lifestyle. The Humphrey Equestrian Center is located five miles to the south of the main campus, and the school’s Intercollegiate Dressage Association team recently won champion honors at the 9th annual IDA Championship at the Canterbury Equestrian Show Place.
In addition, an off campus apartment can allow students to enjoy local attractions like Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, or easily travel to Cleveland, which is 30 miles west, and can be reached from the Lake County Laketran bus system near campus.
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