Lafayette College

Lafayette College

Easton, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
2,503
total students
$45,230 | $45,230
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Not Reported
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Not Reported
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
663
sat math
626
sat reading
637
sat writing
29
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled2,503
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.47
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 626 580 680
    • SAT Math 663 620 720
    • SAT Writing 637 590 680
    • ACT Composite 29 27 31
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$45,230
    • Out-of-state tuition *$45,230
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$405.00
    • Room and board *$13,520.00
    • Room only *$8,360.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,503
    • Male Student Percentage53%
    • Female Student Percentage47%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.64%
    • Black or African American4.78%
    • White or Caucasian68.19%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.12%
    • Asian3.12%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races2.14%
    • Unknown7.04%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout7.93% representing 47 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students80% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 93%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations LAF (Lafayette Activities Forum), Student Government, Crew, International Students Association, Leopards Lair
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing Yes Division 1 No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 No
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes Division C No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Track Yes Division 1 No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling Yes Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing Yes Division 1 No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes Division 1 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Track Yes Division 1 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty279
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 2,465 students to 242 faculty

Location & Contact


Easton, PA 18042-1798
USA

Mr.Matthew Hyde

Director of Admissions

Phone: 610-330-5100
Fax: 610-330-5355
Email: hydem@lafayette.edu


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