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Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

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Overview

Lake Forest College is a Comprehensive institution located in Lake Forest, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 555 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL  60045-2338
United States
Contact Mr. Christopher Ellertson
Vice President for Enrollment
Email: ellertson@lakeforest.edu
Phone: 847-735-5011
Fax: 847-735-6271

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,482
Applied
2,582
Accepted
1,558
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

2,546
Females Applied
1,568
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,936
Males Applied
1,014
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.71
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th November 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 592 545 640
SAT Math 599 540 650
ACT Composite 26 23 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,100
Private
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Fees

902
Full-time student fees
11,498
Room & board
5,540
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

44,575
Avg. Financial Aid Package
47,530
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
35,100
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,416
Avg. Loan Aid
25,845
Avg. Grant Aid
40,555
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,558
Total Undergrad students
13%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.65%
Black or African American 4.25%
White or Caucasian 49.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.39%
Asian 4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.61%
Other 6.19%

Gender

Male (40.89%)
Female (59.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 82%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Forester Day of Service, Homecoming Events and Spring Concert

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Athletic Council, Student Government, United Black Association, PRIDE and Alpha Tau Omega

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

179
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 104
Part-time - 75
Male - 83
Female - 96
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