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Forester family welcomes 400 new students

aerial view of Middle Campus with Lake Michigan on horizon
August 24, 2020
Linda Blaser

The Lake Forest College community is excited to welcome 400 first-year members of the Class of 2024 and 98 transfer students for the 2020–21 academic year.

“We are beyond excited to enroll a strong class during an extraordinary time at the College. Our incoming class is a diverse and talented group that will continue to bring new perspectives and strengths to our distinguished Forester community,” said Vice President for Enrollment Chris Ellertson.

The Class of 2024 was selected from a pool of 4,482 applicants representing 29 states and 51 countries. Students of color comprise 33 percent of the class. The new group of Foresters are academically strong with an average 3.7 high school GPA.