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#1167 Overall Influence #790 Desirability Rank

Lake Forest College

Private liberal arts college in Illinois

From Wikipedia

Lake Forest College is a private liberal arts college in Lake Forest, Illinois. Founded in 1857 as Lind University by a group of Presbyterian ministers, the college has been coeducational since 1876 and an undergraduate-focused liberal arts institution since 1903. Lake Forest enrolls approximately 1,500 students representing 43 states and 80 countries. Lake Forest offers 32 undergraduate major and minor programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, and features programs of study in pre-law, pre-medicine, communication, business, finance, and computer science. The majority of students live on the college's wooded 107-acre campus located a half-mile from the Lake Michigan shore.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

4,482

Acceptance

58%

Graduation Rate

75%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$48,920

Fees (in-state)

$902

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,192
30K - 48K$19,152
48K - 75K$24,683
75K - 110K$30,189
110K+$32,388

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$55,600

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest IL 60045-2399

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is Lake Forest College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#775 World Rank
Business
#859 World Rank
Biology
#430 World Rank
Psychology
#1480 World Rank
Education
#1040 World Rank
Literature
#774 World Rank
History
#840 World Rank
Philosophy
#1027 World Rank
Computer Science
#1322 World Rank
Political Science
#950 World Rank
Communications
#1483 World Rank
Religious Studies
#727 World Rank
Sociology
#2038 World Rank
Economics
#2150 World Rank
Physics
#3099 World Rank
Chemistry
#1142 World Rank
Anthropology
#3564 World Rank
Mathematics

Other areas of influence

#963 World Rank
Law
#1269 World Rank
Medical
#1947 World Rank
Social Work
#2037 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2288 World Rank
Engineering
#2615 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#4269 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Lake Forest College's Most influential alumni?

Lake Forest College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Sociology, and History

Gilbert J Reynders

Researcher

Leah C Frenette

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-0703-783X

Stephanie Kinnan

Researcher

Katrina J Campbell

Researcher

Maria A Zawadowicz

Researcher

Emily R Hankosky

Researcher

Kelly A Mercier

Researcher

Samuel A Kotler

Researcher

Paul Cheng

Hong Kong politician

Hiram Miner Stanley

American librarian and university teacher

Lane Bray

American politician

William J. Campbell

American politician