Silver Lake College

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School Overview

Silver Lake College (SLC) is a four-year liberal arts college that is owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Church. The college’s main campus is located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It was founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity (a Congregation of Roman Catholic apostolic women) in 1885 as a two-year academy and preparatory schools. In 1935, the institution began offering four-year bachelor’s degrees and its name was changed to Holy Family College. In 1969, the institution became coeducational and in 1972 it was renamed Sliver Lake college.

Total annual enrollment at Silver Lake College is roughly 1,000, which includes students from the United States and a few foreign countries. While the college started out as an all male institution, today nearly 70% of the student body is female. Silver Lake College offers four-year bachelor’s degree programs in several fields of study and career-oriented disciplines.

In addition to its academic offerings, Silver Lake College is offers a well developed and run intercollegiate athletics program. Currently, the college sponsors four athletic teams (men’s and women’s) in basketball and cross country. There are several intramural sports programs available to all students including dance, ping pong, volleyball, etc. Silver Lake College athletic teams and student athletes compete as part of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

General Information

Admission Office

2406 South Alverno Road

Manitowoc, WI 54220-9319

(920) 686-6175

(800) 236-4752

Fax: (920) 684-7082



Contact: Jane Bishop

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

2406 South Alverno Road

Manitowoc, WI 54220-9319

(920) 684-6691

www.sl.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 384

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 47%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B,C
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (920) 686-6175
Website: www.sl.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://my.sl.edu/ICS/Admissions/Home.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online
Address: 2406 S Alverno Rd, Manitowoc, WI 54220-9319
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 444
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 356 (80% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,390
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,390
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,138

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 84
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Psychology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 276

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $28,390
Out-of-state $28,390
Books and supplies $1,152

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,960
Out-of-state $6,960

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 97 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 97 100% $17,138
Student loan aid 82 85% $7,728

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 330 84% $14,759
Federal student loans 254 65% $7,588

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Silver Lake College of the Holy Family. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Silver Lake College of the Holy Family students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 754 287 467
Percent admitted 100% 50% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 6% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 444
Undergraduate enrollment 346
Graduate enrollment 98

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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