Colleges Near Lake Forest

Colleges and universities near me in the Lake Forest, Illinois area

There 71 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 465,409 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 19,375, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Lake Forest. Driving time to these schools from Lake Forest should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago in Chicago. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Chicago enrolling 31,683 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Lake Forest.


71 results

Lake Forest College
L
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,512enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

2 miles from Lake Forest

Trinity International University
T
Deerfield, IL
 
Trinity International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,775enrollment
  • $21,218net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 930-1160SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.37*Avg GPA

3 miles from Lake Forest

College of Lake County
L
Grayslake, IL
 
College of Lake County

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 14,193enrollment
  • $4,003net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Lake Forest

Oakton Community College
O
Des Plaines, IL
 
Oakton Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,454enrollment
  • $6,341net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Lake Forest

Christian Life College
C
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Christian Life College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 70enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Lake Forest

Hebrew Theological College
H
Skokie, IL
 
Hebrew Theological College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 167enrollment
  • $18,580net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA

16 miles from Lake Forest

Northwestern University
N
Evanston, IL
Northwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in America

  • 22,127enrollment
  • $26,196net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA

16 miles from Lake Forest

Harper College
H
Palatine, IL
Harper College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 13,530enrollment
  • $7,080net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Lake Forest

The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg
I
Schaumburg, IL
 
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 383enrollment
  • $16,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Lake Forest

University of Phoenix Chicago Campus
P
Schaumburg, IL
 
University of Phoenix Chicago Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 54enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Lake Forest

City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,777enrollment
  • $3,019net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Lake Forest

Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 17,007enrollment
  • $36,388net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

19 miles from Lake Forest

North Park University
N
Chicago, IL
North Park University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,900enrollment
  • $20,068net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

20 miles from Lake Forest

Northwestern College
N
Chicago, IL
 
Northwestern College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 67enrollment
  • $25,864net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Lake Forest

Northeastern Illinois University
N
Chicago, IL
Northeastern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 8,103enrollment
  • $14,941net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 15-22ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

19 miles from Lake Forest

Telshe Yeshiva Chicago
T
Chicago, IL
 
Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 88enrollment
  • $6,450net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Lake Forest

City Colleges of Chicago Harry S Truman College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Harry S Truman College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,673enrollment
  • $4,859net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Lake Forest

Saint Augustine College
S
Chicago, IL
Saint Augustine College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,098enrollment
  • $9,461net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Lake Forest

FAQ's

The closest community college is College of Lake County and is 11.3 miles from Lake Forest. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at College of Lake County are $4,032 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

College of Lake County has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.