About Lake Forest College

Lake Forest College, located by Lake Michigan on Chicago’s North Shore, provides access to an outstanding education that gives students a big edge on jobs after graduation.

Our flexible curriculum supports double-majors and minors, and students are also offered unparalleled internships in Chicago, great lab research experience, championship athletics, and study-abroad opportunities. Our outcomes are hard to match: 94 percent of our graduates had jobs, were in graduate school, or pursued other chosen opportunities within six months of graduation, well above the national average.

Lake Forest College offers:

  • superb faculty with PhD’s from the Ivy League, Northwestern, and the University of Chicago
  • great career-building internships in and around Chicago
  • “Foresters Helping Foresters:” a program in which 13,000 alumni help new graduates begin careers
  • the nation’s best location: a beautiful campus just an hour from Chicago gives students the best of both worlds
  • flexible curriculum that allows students to pursue a double-major and minor