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Lafayette College Scholarships

High St Tuition In/Out-State: $41,920 / $41,920 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,414
Easton , PA 18042-1768 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 40%
(610) 330-5000 On-campus Room and Board: $12,708 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 59% Undergraduate Application Fee: $65 Receiving Institutional Aid: 47% , $26,597 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Lafayette College General Information

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    Address High St, Easton, PA 18042-1768
    Phone Number (610) 330-5000
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    Mission Statement In an environment that fosters the free exchange of ideas, Lafayette College seeks to nurture the inquiring mind and to integrate intellectual, social, and personal growth. The College strives to develop students' skills of critical thinking, verbal communication, and quantitative reasoning and their capacity for creative endeavor; it encourages students to examine the traditions of their own culture and those of others, to develop systems of values that include an understanding of personal, social, and professional responsibility, and to regard education as an indispensable, life-long process.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large suburb
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Lafayette College Size

    Total enrollment 2,414
    Enrolled full time 2,362
    Enrolled part time 52

    Lafayette College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,257
    Women enrolled full time 1,105
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 4%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 5%
    Hispanic 5%
    White/Non-Hispanic 66%
    Non-Resident Alien 6%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 13%
  • Lafayette College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $65
    Applied 5,716
    Admitted 2,304
    Enrolled 638
    Admitted % 40%

    Lafayette College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Lafayette College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 87%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 590
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 620
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 700
    Students submitting ACT 33%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 26
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 31
  • Lafayette College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $41,920
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $41,920
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $12,708
    Off-campus room and board -

    Lafayette College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 59%
    Receiving Federal Grants 8% , $6,198 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 47% , $26,597 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 44% , $6,413 on average
  • Lafayette College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
    African Studies 1
    American/United States Studies/Civilization 8
    Area Studies, Other 6
    Russian Studies 3
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
    Biochemistry 13
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 35
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
    Engineering Bachelor
    Chemical Engineering 21
    Civil Engineering, General 31
    Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 24
    Engineering, General 18
    Mechanical Engineering 48
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 47
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
    French Language and Literature 8
    German Language and Literature 2
    Spanish Language and Literature 9
    History Bachelor
    History, General 25
    History, Other 3
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 19
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 15
    Neuroscience 27
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
    Philosophy 13
    Religion/Religious Studies 7
    Physical Sciences Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 8
    Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 18
    Physics, General 2
    Psychology Bachelor
    Psychology, General 45
    Social Sciences Bachelor
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 18
    Economics, General 116
    International Economics 2
    International Relations and Affairs 34
    Political Science and Government, General 47
    Political Science and Government, Other 15
    Social Sciences, Other 23
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
    Art/Art Studies, General 29
    Music, General 4
  • Lafayette College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 15
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due February 15
    SAT Subject score report due February 15
    College will notify student by March 25
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline January 15
    Financial aid deadline March 1
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about April 1
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline January 15
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date May 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms April 1
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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