Lake Forest College

About Lake Forest College

Our curriculum engages students in the breadth of the liberal arts and the depth of traditional disciplines. We encourage students to read critically, reason analytically, communicate persuasively, and, above all, to think for themselves. We prepare our students for, and help them attain, productive and rewarding careers. We foster creative talent and independent research. We embrace cultural diversity. We honor achievement. Our faculty of distinguished scholars takes pride in its commitment to teaching. We know our students by name and prepare them to become responsible citizens of the global community. We enable students, faculty, trustees, and administrators to solve problems in a civil manner, collectively. We maintain a secure residential campus of great beauty. We enrich our curriculum with the vibrant resources of Chicago. Lake Forest College celebrates the personal growth that accompanies the quest for excellence.


Summer Ambassador

May 2023 Lake Forest, IL
“Working with Lake Forest College has been a wonderful experience. I appreciate the kindness and communication of every person I work with. I am grateful to have acquired the skills I have and look forward to seeing where they take me. ”

Research Assistant

May 2021 Lake Forest, IL
“The environment of the lab was amazing and opportunities I had to learn about biology.”
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