Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Illinois

Lake Forest College Overview

Student population

Address555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL
School Websitewww.lakeforest.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lake Forest College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lake Forest, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,147 students applied to Lake Forest College. Of those students, 2,402 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lake Forest College was $46,320, in addition to fees of $744. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lake Forest College.

Lake Forest College has a 69% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Lake Forest College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Lake Forest College acceptance rate is 58%. To put this into perspective, 2,402 of the 4,147 students who applied to Lake Forest College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lake Forest College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lake Forest College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lake Forest College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Lake Forest College as part of their application.

Lake Forest College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lake Forest College, the tuition for in-state residents is $46,320. Combined with fees of $744, room and board costs of $10,390, other expenses of $2,526 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $47,064 in tuition.

Students at Lake Forest College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lake Forest College was $6,184 last year, with 33% of students being awarded federal aid.

Lake Forest College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lake Forest College.

Lake Forest College has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 38% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 49% of students come from in-state and 13% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Lake Forest College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Lake Forest College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
EDUCATION
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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