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.
We’re #1 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 73 countries around the world.
In the past decade, we’ve put $100 million into facilities, including our library, student center, sports complex, and new residence hall.