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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 through our Lake Forest Application.)

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 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 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