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Lake Forest, Illinois

Lake Forest College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lake Forest College

Lake Forest College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.9%
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 58% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,402 out of 4,147 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.

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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
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SAT Scores for Lake Forest College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Lake Forest College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Lake Forest College
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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 #9 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 58% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Lake Forest College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,347 1,800 4,147
Accepted 1,405 997 2,402
Acceptance Rate 60% 55% 58%
Enrolled 216 173 389
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Lake Forest College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.