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.
In the past decade, we’ve put $100 million into facilities, including our library, student center, sports complex, and new residence hall.
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.
We’re a destination for students from nearly every state and 81 countries around the world.