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Transfer Students

Students walking across campus.

Whether you are a transfer student from a community college or a four-year institution, you will be welcomed into a friendly and inclusive community of students from nearly every state and 72 countries. Professors will know you by name, and you will learn in a rigorous academic environment in small class settings.

Why transfer to Lake Forest?

  • Easy credit transfer - we help you get the major you want

  • Generous scholarships and financial aid available

  • You can get career-building internships at some of the best companies in Chicagoland

  • 97% of recent grads had a job, graduate school, or other chosen opportunities lined up within six months of graduation. Our Career Advancement Center can help you plan your future.

We now offer on-site admission days, where transfer students can visit campus and receive an admissions decision on the same day.


Virtual Tour