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Lake Forest College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Lake Forest, IL

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$64,560
Tuition and Fees
$49,822
Room and Board
$10,954
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,784
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001706
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
357 (94.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
311 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
311 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
109 (35.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$44,475
Need-Based Gift
Received by 311 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,935
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 257 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,285
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
76 (20.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,320

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,288 (85.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,100 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,100 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
331 (30.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$43,010
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,100 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,560
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 926 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,325
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
408 (27.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,740

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,587
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, English, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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