We’re a destination for students from nearly every state and 81 countries around the world.
Our beautiful 107-acre campus is located 30 miles north of Chicago along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Lake Forest is one of only 270 colleges and universities with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the prestigious national honor society.
Lake Forest is ranked third among Illinois universities and colleges for Return on Investment, according to Payscale. And we’re #11 among national liberal arts colleges.
In the past decade, we’ve put $100 million into facilities, including our library, student center, sports complex, and new residence hall.