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About Us

Lake Forest College, located by Lake Michigan on Chicago’s North Shore, provides access to an outstanding education that gives students a big edge on jobs after graduation.

Our flexible curriculum supports double-majors and minors, and students are also offered unparalleled internships in Chicago, great lab research experience, championship athletics, and study-abroad opportunities. Our outcomes are hard to match: well above 90 percent of our graduates have jobs, were in graduate school, or pursued other chosen opportunities within six months of graduation.

Lake Forest College offers:

• superb faculty with PhD’s from the Ivy League, Northwestern, and the University of Chicago
• great career-building internships in and around Chicago
• “Foresters Helping Foresters:” a program in which 13,000 alumni help new graduates begin careers
• the nation’s best location: a beautiful campus just an hour from Chicago gives students the best of both worlds
• flexible curriculum that allows students to pursue two majors and a minor 

Easy access to Chicago provides opportunities for internships and more

Preparation for life in a global society