Lake Forest College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

555 North Sheridan Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045-2338

(847) 735-5000

(800) 828-4751

Fax: (847) 735-6271



Contact: William Motzer

Vice President for Admissions and Career Services
Main Address

555 North Sheridan Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045-2338

(847) 234-3100

www.lakeforest.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 379

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,350

Graduate enrollment: 19

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 74%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology 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.

Lake Forest College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (847) 234-3100
Website: www.lakeforest.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/apply/
Address: 555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,512
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 70%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,512 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $47,064
Out-of-state Tuition: $47,064
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $31,131

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

Lake Forest College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lake Forest College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 23
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 334

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lake Forest College 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 $47,064
Out-of-state $47,064
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,100
Out-of-state $14,100

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 356 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 356 100% $31,131
Student loan aid 298 83% $7,265

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,459 97% $31,438
Federal student loans 1,136 75% $7,496

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,147 1,800 2,347
Percent admitted 100% 55% 60%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 10% 9%

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

Lake Forest College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,512
Undergraduate enrollment 1,492
Graduate enrollment 20

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

Lake Forest College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs

*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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