You're not just going to college. You're going to make it.
Sure, you're going to learn a lot, make new friends, and have a ton of fun. But what you're really doing is getting ready for the big world out there.
Make your passion a career
Our Career Pathways preparation program takes students through four stages of personal exploration and career development we call the Career Milestones. We help students gain the skills and experiences they need to be successful and to build a strong network within their Pathway, a network that will provide them with industry insight and help them land meaningful jobs.
Explore Lake Forest
A campus visit is one of the most important pieces of your college search process. During your visit experience, you will learn more about what life looks like as a Forester. We offer a variety of options to help you get a full picture of our campus community.
Plus, it pays to visit! Participate in a personal or virtual visit and you will receive our $2,000 visit grant.
Make the most out of your college experience
Experience the “best of both worlds” at Lake Forest College: our beautiful 107-acre campus and access to one of the greatest cities in the world. It’s a combination that gives Lake Forest students an edge and sets us apart from other colleges.
Lake Forest is a close-knit, diverse community where most of our students live on campus throughout their four years. Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or international student, you’ll feel at home here on our safe, beautiful campus.
The Office of Financial Aid offers a personalized approach, helping our students and families by providing timely information, anticipating concerns, and seeking innovative, personalized solutions.
Lake Forest College is known for making the college experience an affordable one for our students and their families. You could receive up to $32,000 annually in merit-based scholarship. Over 95% of admitted students receive scholarships and/or need-based financial assistance from the College.
Lake Forest College is committed to making college affordable for our students and their families. The Net Price Calculator allows families to see an example of average net cost (net price) for attending Lake Forest.
Dream it. Make it. Pursue it.—Alumni talk about
how their time at Lake Forest helped shape their current career path.
Consultant, Axiom Consulting Partners
From an unknown career path to a thriving corporate experience
Clinical Research Coordinator at Northwestern University
Finding her home away from home as an international student
Patient Care Coordinator, Lactation Network
Trusting the path while helping new parents
Flight Attendant for Major US Airline
From introvert to social butterfly and campus leader
Infrastructure Proposal Services Director, Kiewit
Helping rebuild after Hurricane Katrina