|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,287 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Lake Forest College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,227 applications and 2,407 students were granted admission. Lake Forest College is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Lake Forest College's tuition was $43,392 for all students regardless of residency (62% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Lake Forest College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,698 (which is 6.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lake Forest College in 2016-2017, was 289, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,415 (which is 8.8% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Lake Forest College has enrolled a total of 1,578 students (1,537 students full-time and 41 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,578 students, 58 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 1,540 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 38 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Black/African American: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lake Forest College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||10%||32|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||8%||24|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||18|
|English Language And Literature/letters||6%||18|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||5%||16|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||10|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lake Forest College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Lake Forest College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,500. Last year, out of the total 342 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 342 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 425 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 387 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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