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Community Colleges

Get ahead or catch up on courses

All incoming Spring 2021 deposited transfer students are eligible for a tuition-free course in the J-term.

We also have special partnerships and programs tailored to students from the following local community colleges. If your community college is not listed here, we offer generous scholarships and financial aid for all transfer students.

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I felt so prepared graduating from Lake Forest College because the work was rigorous and challenging. I was prepared to go out into the workforce and compete with other professionals. Lake Forest instilled in me the confidence to begin my career.
Lydia Wells '15
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Lake Forest College named to PTK Honor Roll

Phi Theta Kappa has recognized 112 colleges and universities as members of Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities for creating dynamic pathways to support community college transfer.

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