1,540
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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 Christopher Ellertson
Vice President for Enrollment
Email: admissions@lakeforest.edu
Phone: 847-735-5000
Fax: 847-735-6271

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
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Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,227
Applied
2,407
Accepted
1,540
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

2,443
Females Applied
1,416
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,784
Males Applied
991
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th March 10th
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer January 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 26 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,320
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Fees

744
Full-time student fees
10,390
Room & board
4,990
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

1,540
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.84%
Black or African American 5.91%
White or Caucasian 57.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 5.45%
Two or more races 3.38%
Other 4.03%

Gender

Male (42.73%)
Female (57.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 73%

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

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Athletic Council, United Black Association, Alpha Phi and PRIDE

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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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 Checkmark 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 Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark 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 Checkmark 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 Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

186
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 89
Male - 100
Female - 86