2,594
Students
Financial aid thermometer
49,361
Avg. Financial Aid
30
30%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Lafayette College is a 4-year institution located in Easton, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 118 Markle Hall
730 High Street
Easton, PA  18042-1798
United States
Contact Mr. Matthew Hyde
Director of Admissions
Email: hydem@lafayette.edu
Phone: 610-330-5100
Fax: 610-330-5355

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,469
Applied
2,609
Accepted
2,594
Enrolled
31%
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Female Admissions

4,024
Females Applied
1,396
Females Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,445
Males Applied
1,213
Males Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 664 630 710
SAT Math 678 630 730
ACT Composite 29 28 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,415
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Fees

465
Full-time student fees
15,640
Room & board
9,670
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

49,361
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,946
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
53,001
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,099
Avg. Loan Aid
28,900
Avg. Grant Aid
43,399
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,594
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.59%
Black or African American 4.97%
White or Caucasian 65.54%
Asian 4.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.62%
Other 5.94%

Gender

Male (48.15%)
Female (51.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 93%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Presidential Ball, Annual Spring Concert and Lafayette-Lehigh Football Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
LAF (Lafayette Activities Forum), Student Government, Crew, International Students Association and Leopards Lair

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

293
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 237
Part-time - 56
Male - 171
Female - 122