555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045 847-735-5000
http://www.lakeforest.edu admissions@lakeforest.edu
About Lake Forest College
  • Year of Foundation 1857
  • Size of Campus 107 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,418
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 50%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $33,576
  • Room and Board $8,006
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 1,375
At Lake Forest College, our students get a world-class education and the skills they need to succeed after college. Internships, research, leadership opportunities, and learning from top professors in small classes set our students apart. Lake Forest College has developed 12 new majors or minors, including finance and digital media design, and several joint degree and accelerated programs in law, medicine, and engineering, among others.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 19%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Interest Group, French Club, Friends of Bulgaria, International Student Organization, Latinos Unidos, Muslim Student Organization, United Black Association
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Chicago Ambassadors, Chicago Arts Program, Spring Concert, Homecoming, Winterball, Toga, Martin Luther King Memorial and Dinner, PRIDE "Drag Show", Chicago Excursions sponsored by Campus Entertainment Committee
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Psi Chi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Sigma Alpha, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi
  • Number of frats 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Aikido, Baha'i Association, Catholic Association, Hillel, Interfaith Forum, The Vine (Christian Bible Study), Meditation, Muslim Student Association, Yoga
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 15%
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (26)
  • Distance to nearest train Lake Forest (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (90%), women's dorms (8%), apartment for single students (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 15%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 33%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 78%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 36%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 47%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,200
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities A new library and technology center opened in the fall of 2004. This state of the art facility offers ample room for the library's collections of print materials and features a 24-hour computer lab, cybercafe, four smart classrooms and seminar rooms, and a
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 277,438
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,769
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 250
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 104,155
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,534
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Brunswick, Enterprise Rental Car, SBC, IMC Global, Chicago Historical Society, Bank One, LaSalle Financial, Northern Trust, Wells Fargo Financial, Medline
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 87%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 55%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 97%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village