M.L.S. On Campus

Liberal Studies

Lake Forest College

12 months
2944 USD/module
2944 USD/module
Tuition fee
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The Master of Liberal Studies Program at Lake Forest College is designed for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree and who want to enhance their knowledge and analytical skills to prepare themselves for the challenges of the twenty-first century. 


Lake Forest College offers a master’s degree in Liberal Studies (MLS) to adults who live and work in the community, including teachers, professionals, and anyone interested in pursuing advanced study for their own enrichment and pleasure.


  • The heart of the MLS program is a series of interdisciplinary seminars, taught by faculty members representing different disciplines. 
  • These specially designed seminars foster the ability to integrate knowledge from several fields and to deal with major questions in light of the wisdom afforded by a broad understanding of the liberal arts. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Darwin: His Impact on His World and Ours

  • Public Policy and the Environment

  • The Idea of Law

  • Modernism

  • The Mind and the Brain

  • The Eighteenth Century: Emergence of a New World View

  • Ways of Knowing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to the Masters in Liberal Studies program, candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates should submit transcript records of all college work at the time they submit their application for admission. 
  • Our simple application form asks applicants to write a brief essay stating how the Graduate Program in Liberal Studies will serve their needs. In addition, each applicant will be interviewed by the Director, Associate Director, or another member of the MLS Committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2944 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2944 USD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    2944 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2944 USD per module during 12 months.
  • per course

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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