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Our admissions office reviews files in a holistic manner and will carefully read every part of your application.

Test-Optional Admissions

You may choose not to submit your scores as part of our test-optional admissions policy. If you make use of this opportunity, you must have a personal interview with an admission counselor. This can be done via phone or in person and you should take the initiative to set-up this interview as soon as possible. International students are required to submit SAT and TOEFL (or IELTS) scores. Homeschool students are required to submit standardized test scores.

Submitting Materials

You may submit your materials any of the following ways. Materials can be submitted at any time during the application process.

Mail to:

Lake Forest College
Office of Admission
555 N Sheridan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Fax to: 847-735-6271

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Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

Lake Forest College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


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Our ACT code: 1054
Our SAT code: 1392