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Lafayette College

Easton, PA

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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
Assistant VP Enrollment Management/Dean of Admissions
Email: hydem@lafayette.edu
Phone: 610-330-5100
Fax: 610-330-5355

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, Other Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,215
Applied
2,922
Accepted
2,514
Enrolled
36%
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Female Admissions

3,900
Females Applied
1,475
Females Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,315
Males Applied
1,447
Males Accepted
34%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 662 620 710
SAT Math 678 630 730
ACT Composite 30 28 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

55,874
Private
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Fees

490
Full-time student fees
16,670
Room & board
10,308
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

40,842
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,001
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
54,744
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,674
Avg. Loan Aid
27,557
Avg. Grant Aid
35,772
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

2,514
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.44%
Black or African American 4.93%
White or Caucasian 66.35%
Asian 4.42%
Two or more races 3.7%
Other 4.26%

Gender

Male (48.89%)
Female (51.11%)

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 16%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Presidential Ball, Annual Spring Concert and Lafayette-Lehigh Football Weekend

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

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 No 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 - 244
Part-time - 49
Male - 169
Female - 124
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