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Lake Forest, Illinois

Lake Forest College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lake Forest College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53%
Admission Difficulty for Lake Forest College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Lake Forest College and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,280 out of 4,303 applicants were admitted making Lake Forest College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Lake Forest College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Lake Forest College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Lake Forest College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Lake Forest College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Lake Forest College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Lake Forest College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Lake Forest College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.63
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Lake Forest College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lake Forest College was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lake Forest College accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lake Forest College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 43% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

58% of Lake Forest College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lake Forest College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 58%
Top 50% of class 91%
Bottom 50% of class 9%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Lake Forest College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,528 1,775 4,303
Accepted 1,341 939 2,280
Acceptance Rate 53% 53% 53%
Enrolled 193 164 357
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 17% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lake Forest College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Lake Forest College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lake Forest College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146481 IPEDS survey data for Lake Forest College.