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Lake Forest College, founded in 1857, is a liberal arts college located in Lake Forest, Illinois. The college has over 1,300 students of whom about 40% come from the state of Illinois. The remainder of the students come from all over the United States and world as 46 other states and 47 additional countries are represented in the student body. The college is referred to as "Chicago's National Liberal Arts College" due to its location 30 miles north of Chicago. The college was initially known as Lake Forest University until the 1900s. [1] A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... Incorporated City in 1861. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...


Lake Forest College is located at 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. U.S.A.


National rankings

  • As of 2007, Lake Forest College is a member of The Princeton Review's 361 Best Colleges, appears on the lists of Best Midwestern Colleges and the Best Value Colleges, and ranks 6th in the country for Students Happy with Financial Aid [2]
  • Lake Forest College was ranked as one of the top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in the country by US News & World Report for its America's Best Colleges 2007 Edition. [3]

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External links

  • Lake Forest College web site.

 
 

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