Overall Lake Forest College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1040 - 1240
- ACT Scores: 24 - 29
How Hard Is It to Get into Lake Forest College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Lake Forest is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Lake Forest College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in IL
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|Agnes Scott College||62%|
|Augustana College (IL)||49%|
|Illinois Wesleyan University||62%|
|Wheaton College (IL)||71%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Students applying to Lake Forest College should have some advanced coursework on their high school transcripts. They should have completed at least four years of English, two years of foreign language and three years of math, natural sciences and social sciences at the secondary level. Consistency in grades from freshman to senior year will help you stand out.
You aren’t required to submit your SAT or ACT test scores, but you’re encouraged to schedule a school interview if you choose not to submit scores. One letter of recommendation is required, and it must come from a school counselor or teacher. You have the option of submitting a second letter from a sports coach or another school representative.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||520 - 620|
|Math||520 - 620|
|Total Score:||1040 - 1240|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||24 - 29|