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Lafayette College
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  • 4 Year
  • EASTON, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

730 HIGH ST
EASTON, PA 18042
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Patriot League
From Lafayette College

Lafayette students engage in cutting-edge research under the mentorship of professors, compete in Division I athletics, and discover their passions both in and outside of the classroom. They bring diverse perspectives from across the nation and around the world to our residential campus in Easton, Pa., a small city with big charm, where our tight-knit community with endless opportunities feels like home.

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Lafayette College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
41%
SAT Range
1300-1460
ACT Range
30-33
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$38,754 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,668 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 44 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,712 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
17
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Motivated
    50%
  • Involved on Campus
    18%
  • Clique-y
    11%
  • Stressed and worried about grades.
    11%
  • Down-to-earth
    7%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 53 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Liberal Arts
    69%
  • Close Knit
    15%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Image
    4%
  • Part research university, part liberal arts
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$68,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
88%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

Lafayette College Reviews

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