Lafayette College

#684 / #211
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#112
Most Desirable School
College in Easton, Pennsylvania

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About Lafayette College

According to Wikipedia, Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college in Easton, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter and other citizens in Easton, the college first held classes in 1832. The founders voted to name the college after General Lafayette, a hero of the American Revolution.

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Lafayette College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
8,26241%88%134530

How Much Does Lafayette College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$57,114
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$11,728
30K - 48K$12,400
48K - 75K$13,393
75K - 110K$19,462
110K+$49,560

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Lafayette College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Lafayette College, then you can expect to earn an average of $80,500 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Lafayette College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
2,6612,661

Where is Lafayette College?

Lafayette College is located at High St, Easton PA 18042-1768

How Safe is Lafayette College?

Easton has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Lafayette College Known For?

Lafayette College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Lafayette College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Lafayette College's Most Influential Alumni?

Lafayette College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Chemistry, and History. Here are some of Lafayette College's most famous alumni:

James McKeen Cattell
James McKeen Cattell
An American psychologist.
Barry Wellman
Barry Wellman
A Canadian sociologist.
Philip Showalter Hench
Philip Showalter Hench
An American physician .
Haldan Keffer Hartline
Haldan Keffer Hartline
An American neuroscientist.
William Alexander Parsons Martin
William Alexander Parsons Martin
An American missionary and translator in China .
Don Lancaster
An American writer.
Dominique Lapierre
A French writer.
Jay Parini
Jay Parini
A Professor, author.
S. Donald Stookey
An American chemist .
David Perlmutter
An American celebrity doctor and author.
Peyton C. March
Peyton C. March
A 9th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
William C. Lowe
A Manager of IBM PC development lab .

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