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College Catalog

Admission

Basic Requirements

  • Step 1. Submit your application

    We accept the Common Application, our own Application for First-Year Students, and our own Application for Transfer Students. (We’re now accepting applications for Fall 2021) 

    Step 2. Complete your application

    We need the following to make an admissions decision:

    Application Requirements
    First-Year students

    Submitting materials

    You may submit your materials in 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

    Email to: admissions@lakeforest.edu 

    Transfer students

     

    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Official High School/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)
    Submitting materials

    You may submit your materials in 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

    Email to: admissions@lakeforest.edu 

    Step 3. Stay Connected

    • You can check the status of your application and supplemental materials here
    • And if you any questions, you can reach out to your counselor at any point in the process. Find your assigned counselor here