Lake Forest College

country rank  824
world rank  2375

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University Overview

Established in 1857, Lake Forest College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Lake Forest (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Lake Forest College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Lake Forest College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 161 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Lake Forest College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1857
Motto Natura et Scientia Amore
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest (population range: 10,000-49,999)
60045-2399 Illinois
United States
T +1 (847) 234 3100
F +1 (847) 735 6291

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 555 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest 60045-2399
+1 (847) 735 5000
800 828 4751

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lake Forest College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018