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Lafayette College Admissions

Lafayette admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 31%. Students that get into Lafayette have an average SAT score between 1260-1440 or an average ACT score of 28-31. The regular admissions application deadline for Lafayette is January 15. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Lafayette early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
31%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
49%
Total Applicants
8,469
SAT Range
1260-1440
SAT Reading
630-710
SAT Math
630-730
Students Submitting SAT
57%
ACT Range
28-31
ACT English
28-33
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
57%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$65
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
94%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.18 responses
Poll
89%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.18 responses
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