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  •    January 1 is our Early Action II deadline for first-year applicants and transfer applicants entering in Spring 2017, but that’s not the only important deadline!

    January 1 is our Early Action II deadline for first-year applicants and transfer applicants entering in Spring 2017, but that’s not the only important deadline!

  •    We’re committed to helping make college affordable, and we offer up to $30,000 in scholarships to prove it!

    We’re committed to helping make college affordable, and we offer up to $30,000 in scholarships to prove it!

  •    We make it easy for you! We accept the Common Application and there is no fee to apply.

    We make it easy for you! We accept the Common Application and there is no fee to apply.

  •    Meet your admissions counselor! They’re here to help guide you through the college search and application process and answer any questions you may have.

    Meet your admissions counselor! They’re here to help guide you through the college search and application process and answer any questions you may have.

  •    Whether it’s an Open House Program or a personalized trip, visiting campus is the best way to experience our community and get a feel for campus life. 

    Whether it’s an Open House Program or a personalized trip, visiting campus is the best way to experience our community and get a feel for campus life

Whether you’re a first-yeartransfer, or an international student, applying to Lake Forest College is easy and free. Our admissions officers review applications in a holistic manner, meaning we carefully read every part of every application. We want to get to know you—and we seriously consider how each applicant can contribute to and benefit from our close-knit and diverse campus community. 


Perfect Fit

Lisa Ledvora ’16 from Darien, Illinois, and Pulkit Diwan ’16 from Haryana, India, explain why they chose Lake Forest College and why it has been the best place for them.


Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 1

Thursday, January 12

Sunday, January 22

Beach Bums

Campus is only a ten-minute walk from the shores of Lake Michigan. Our students take their books down to the beach after classes. Lake Forest has beautiful, clean beaches with views of Chicago on a clear day.


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