Lafayette College

Easton, Pennsylvania

Lafayette College Overview

Student population

AddressHigh St
Easton, PA
School Websitewww.lafayette.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Lafayette College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Easton, Pennsylvania that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,237 students applied to Lafayette College. Of those students, 2,715 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lafayette College was $52,415, in addition to fees of $1,215. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lafayette College.

Lafayette College has a 87% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Lafayette College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Lafayette College acceptance rate is 29%. To put this into perspective, 2,715 of the 9,237 students who applied to Lafayette College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lafayette College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lafayette College had an SAT score between the range of 1,250 and 1,435. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lafayette College was between 27 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Lafayette College as part of their application.

Lafayette College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lafayette College, the tuition for in-state residents is $52,415. Combined with fees of $1,215, room and board costs of $15,640, other expenses of $1,000 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,630 in tuition.

Students at Lafayette College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lafayette College was $5,633 last year, with 12% of students being awarded federal aid.

Lafayette College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lafayette College.

Lafayette College has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 18% of students come from in-state and 8% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Lafayette College is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Lafayette College Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
ENGINEERING
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HISTORY
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

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