Transfer to Lake Forest
Whether you are a transfer student from a four-year institution or community college you will be welcomed into a friendly and inclusive community of students from nearly every state and 80 countries. Professors will know you by name, and you will learn in a rigorous academic environment in small class settings.
Make your passion a career
Our Career Pathways preparation program takes students through four stages of personal exploration and career development we call the Career Milestones. We help students gain the skills and experiences they need to be successful and to build a strong network within their Pathway, a network that will provide them with industry insight and help them land meaningful jobs.
Make the most out of your college experience
Experience the “best of both worlds” at Lake Forest College: our beautiful 107-acre campus and access to one of the greatest cities in the world. It’s a combination that gives Lake Forest students an edge and sets us apart from other colleges.
Lake Forest is a close-knit, diverse community where most of our students live on campus throughout their four years. Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or international student, you’ll feel at home here on our safe, beautiful campus.
The Office of Financial Aid offers a personalized approach, helping our students and families by providing timely information, anticipating concerns, and seeking innovative, personalized solutions.
A Lake Forest College education prepares you for the future, invests in your potential, and sets you on the path to success. We offer up to $30,000 a year in merit-based scholarship for transfer students.
Lake Forest College is committed to making college affordable for our students and their families. The Net Price Calculator allows families to see an example of average net cost (net price) for attending Lake Forest.