About Lake Forest College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Lake Forest College cost?

Lake Forest College Cost of Attendance
In-state $44,116
Out-of-state $44,116
On-Campus Room and Board $9,810
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,570
Average Annual Cost $24,478
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Lake Forest College Financial Aid and Debt

78%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$279

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $29,160
Federal Grants 45% $5,991
Pell grants 45% $4,545
Other federal grants 45% $1,293
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 33% $4,716
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $25,915
Student loan aid 81% $7,102
Federal student loans 81% $7,642
Other student loans 4% $14,186

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Lake Forest College Admissions

What is Lake Forest College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 57%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 23% of applicants
SAT Reading 510-620
SAT Math 510-620
SAT Writing 510-610
ACT Submissions 78% of applicants
Composite Score 23-28

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Lake Forest College Campus Life

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

317

Forbes Ranking

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

70%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1595
Living on campus
Transfer Students 18%
Under Age 25 77%
Gender Balance
Men
44%
Women
56%

Student Diversity

63%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
58.18%
Hispanic or Latino
16.49%
Unknown
13.42%
Black or African American
6.65%
Asian
5.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Lake Forest College Graduation Success

83%

First Year Student Retention

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$49,000

Average Salary After Graduation

About Lake Forest College

Address

555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify