Established in 1857, Lake Forest College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Lake Forest (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Lake Forest College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US 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 163 years old US 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Lake Forest College|
|Motto||Natura et Scientia Amore
|Colours||Red and black|
|Address||555 N Sheridan Road
|Tel||+1 (847) 234 3100|
|Fax||+1 (847) 735 6291|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||555 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest 60045-2399
(847) 735 5000
800 828 4751
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Lake Forest College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 215,057 physical volumes, 9,592 physical media, 169,636 digital/electronic medium and 85 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Lake Forest College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,286 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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