Canadian & Other International Students

On the border of two countries….

Lake Superior State University is located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan following along the St. Mary’s River. Our small town of 14,000 is just a short drive across the International Bridge from our sister city, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario in Canada, population 77,000.

There are many reasons Canadian and other international students may choose to attend Lake Superior State University, including:

  • Career Opportunities: The United States is a hub for global industry and innovation, offering international students ample opportunities for internships, co-op programs, and post-graduation employment.
  • Proximity (for Canadians): Students from Sault Ste. Marie, ON and the Algoma region can obtain a high quality education while remaining at or close to home.
  • World-wide “One Rate”: LSSU students from across the globe pay the same tuition.
  • Personal Attention: Smaller class sizes and more time with instructors has a multitude of positive impacts including improved learning outcomes, enhanced confidence, and better overall well-being.
  • Diverse Academic Programs: LSSU Engineering & Technology offers a wide range of academic programs and majors including undergraduate degrees in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, and Robotics Engineering.

Resources that international students will likely find useful include:

If you have any questions, please email or call (906)635-2207.