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We are eager to learn more about you. For more details about what we look for in different types of applicants take a look on the left.  Below is the quick information.

  • Our admissions office reviews files in a holistic manner and will carefully read every part of your application. We strongly value the fit between you and the College, and we require the following to make our decisions:

    First-Year Students:
    Transfer Students:
    • Application
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Official Secondary School Transcript
    • One Professor Recommendation (Transfers with less than 30 college semester hours may submit a secondary school teacher recommendation)
    • Interview (required)
    • Standardized Test Scores (optional)

To review how we assess AP and IB credits you can click here.

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