Lafayette College: Ranking & Review

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Easton
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United States
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World
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14921679
Top 10%

Lafayette College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate31%27%35%
Applicants8,4694,4454,024
Admissions2,6091,2131,396
Enrolled undergraduates680320360
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,5941,2491,345

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores386
Percent of students submitting SAT scores57%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
670
Math
680

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores389
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
30
ACT Math
29

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Lafayette College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$68,640$68,640
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,040 and other expenses per full academic year.

Lafayette College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,371 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$50,400$50,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$450$450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$566$566

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Social Sciences206206
Engineering165165
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8181
Visual and Performing Arts2929
Psychology2424
English Language and Literature & Letters2222
Physical Sciences1717
Mathematics and Statistics1616
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1010
Natural Resources and Conservation99
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies55
History44
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Grand Total606606

A total of 606 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Lafayette College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate90%89%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

General info

Alternative namesLAFAYETTE
Founded1826
MottoVeritas liberabit
Truth will set you free
Religious affiliationPresbyterian Church (USA)
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff856
Instructional FTE267
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.lafayette.edu
AddressHigh St
Easton, Pennsylvania, 18042-1768
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population27,000
Phone6103305000
Fax+1 (610) 330 5355

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