Lake Forest College

Lake Forest College Ranking

country rank: 777
world rank: 2209

University Overview

Lake Forest College ranking, a non-profit private liberal arts college established in 1857, is situated in the residential environment of the large town of Lake Forest (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Lake Forest College, formally associated with the Christian-Presbyterian church, is a very limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of study, Lake Forest College provides classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 163-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance scale of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Lake Forest College ranking have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Lake Forest College Ranking

University Identity

Name Lake Forest College
Founded 1857
Motto Natura et Scientia Amore
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 555 N Sheridan Road Lake Forest 60045-2399 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (847) 234 3100
Fax +1 (847) 735 6291

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 555 North Sheridan Road Lake Forest 60045-2399 (847) 735 5000 800 828 4751

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 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.
Housing Yes 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.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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