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5 Essential Lake Forest College Facts

Lake Forest College-Private

Lake Forest, Illinois ( Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA)
1,690 (1,661 undergraduates)
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Lake Forest College

Public Average

Private Average

21-22 Acceptance Rate

64%

75%

68%

4-Year Graduation Rate

67%

33%

50%

5-Year Graduation Rate

72%

48%

59%

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What you need to know on how to pay for college at Lake Forest College

1. COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

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Lake Forest College

Public Average

Private Average

21-22 Total Expenses In-State

$66,400

$24,866

$52,736

21-22 Total Expenses Out-of-State

$66,400

$36,208

$52,736

Average Net Price 20-21

$25,126

$12,917

$25,365

Freshman Non-Federal Loans

4%

5.7%

11.7%

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2. ACADEMICS

Admission Test Scores: considered but not required
Students submitting scores
SAT: 26%
ACT: 15%

75th% TEST SCORES

SAT EBRW: 665
SAT Math: 680
ACT: 31
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: No
Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

3. Lake Forest College COMMON DATA SET

(Sources: Big Future, College Data)
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 43%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 33.1%
Average Freshman GPA: 3.62
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 76%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 96%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $31,278
(compare to other college’s Common Data Set)

4. ATHLETICS

NCAA D3, Midwest Conference

5. REASONS TO CONSIDER Lake Forest College:

First-Year Studies Program
Richter Scholar Program Summer Research Program
Rosalind Franklin University Summer Research Training Program
Annual Mind and Society Dialogue Lecture
Venture Design Challenge
Wetland Learning Lab
Ethics Center
Lake Forest College In The Loop
Oppenheimer Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Dual Degree Programs in Law and International Studies

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
No CLEP Credit

Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

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