At Lake Forest College, you're going to make it right on time.
Lake Forest College makes the transfer process simple, easy to understand, and stress-free. With generous transfer credit acceptance, you won't have to worry about your degree taking extra semesters or years to finish. Join the campus celebrated for its diversity, career services, and high job placement rate.
Whether you are a transfer student from a four-year institution or community college, you will be welcomed into a friendly and inclusive community of students from nearly every state and over 100 countries. Professors will know you by name, and you will learn in a rigorous academic environment in small class settings.
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Generous financial aid for transfer students
At Lake Forest College, 100% of admitted transfer students receive scholarships and/or need-based financial assistance. On top of that, merit-based and need-based aid may be used for many off-campus programs, enabling you to maximize your college experience.
Chat with your admissions counselor to get a better idea of what financial aid is available to you.
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.
A Lake Forest College education prepares you for the future, invests in your potential, and sets you on the path to success. We offer up to $32,000 a year in merit-based scholarship for transfer students.
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.
Simplifying credit transfer for a stress-free transition
Whether you’re coming from a four-year college or a community college, we’ll work with you one-on-one to transfer your college credits to Lake Forest.
Transfer students are able to transfer a maximum of two years of college coursework (up to a maximum of 16 Lake Forest course credits) to Lake Forest College. All transferable coursework up to the maximum, completed with a C- or better, will be accepted toward fulfillment of the bachelor of arts degree.
Make your passion a career
Prioritizing career preparation so graduates can secure degrees
96 percent of graduates have jobs, enter graduate school, or pursue other avenues of success within six months of graduation.
Our degree programs focus on securing jobs or graduate program placements after graduation. Whether students come to us with big ideas about their next steps or passion they need to find a place for, our nationally recognized Career Advancement team is ready to help them achieve great things.
Through our Career Pathways program, the Gorter Family Career Advancement Center empowers students by providing essential skills, experiences, and networks that will help them pursue meaningful careers.
Make the most out of your college experience
We're a diverse, close-knit community where all students have a voice and all experiences are celebrated. Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or international student, you'll be welcomed to our gorgeous college campus with open arms.