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Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

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Lake Forest College

Overview

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

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
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Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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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
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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
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Econometrics And Quantitative 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

4,147
Applied
2,402
Accepted
1,513
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

2,347
Females Applied
1,405
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,800
Males Applied
997
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required One recommendation

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 609 560 650
SAT Math 612 550 660
ACT Composite 27 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,680
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Fees

744
Full-time student fees
10,676
Room & board
5,140
Room only

Student Body

1,513
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.95%
Black or African American 4.89%
White or Caucasian 57.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 5.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.7%
Other 4.23%

Gender

Male (42.89%)
Female (57.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 78%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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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
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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 Division 3 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 Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

178
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 102
Part-time - 76
Male - 80
Female - 98