Lake Forest College: Review & Facts

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Lake Forest College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,600 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1857 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Fair
Lake Forest College will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Lake Forest College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Political Science, Biology, Economics, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Lake Forest College student retention rate is high at 84% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lake Forest College is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lake Forest College is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,800
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $42,000 per year. The additional fees at Lake Forest College not covered by tuition are nearly $800, which makes it a total of $42,800 per year.

Read the details about Lake Forest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
According to recent data, 3,373 applications were submitted and 1,855 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Lake Forest College is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Lake Forest College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (847) 234-3100 or check Lake Forest College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Medium
Lake Forest College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lake Forest College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Lake Forest College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,300 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $4,600 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Lake Forest College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lake Forest College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lake Forest College, 555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045-2399, USA
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