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Lafayette College
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  • 4 Year
  • EASTON, PA

Report Card

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

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Lafayette is a highly rated private college located in Easton, Pennsylvania in the Allentown Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,633 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Lafayette acceptance rate is 31%. Popular majors include Economics, Political Science and Government, and Psychology. Graduating 88% of students, Lafayette alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $56,400.

About

HIGH ST
EASTON, PA 18042
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Patriot League

Lafayette College Rankings

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

Laf Admissions

Acceptance Rate
31%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1250-1440
ACT Range
28-33
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,810 / 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
$44,460 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
57%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 50 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 50 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,633 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
29
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 26 responses
  • Motivated
    54%
  • Involved on Campus
    19%
  • Stressed and worried about grades.
    12%
  • Clique-y
    8%
  • Down-to-earth
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 51 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 60 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Liberal Arts
    71%
  • Close Knit
    17%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Image
    4%
  • Part research university, part liberal arts
    4%

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

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