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#543 Overall Influence #112 Desirability Rank

Lafayette College

College in Easton, Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia

Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college based in Easton, Pennsylvania, with a small satellite campus in New York City. Founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter and other citizens in Easton, the school first held classes in 1832. The founders voted to name the school after General Lafayette, a hero of the American Revolution who toured the country in 1824–25, as "a testimony of respect for [his] talents, virtues, and signal services... in the great cause of freedom".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

8,215

Acceptance

36%

Graduation Rate

90%

Median SAT Score

1345

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,512

Fees (in-state)

$480

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$6,934
30K - 48K$11,360
48K - 75K$17,121
75K - 110K$26,450
110K+$48,047

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$80,500

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

High St, Easton PA 18042-1768

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

17 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Lafayette College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#434 World Rank
Engineering
#524 World Rank
Literature
#244 World Rank
Psychology
#395 World Rank
History
#555 World Rank
Chemistry
#538 World Rank
Political Science
#789 World Rank
Biology
#651 World Rank
Philosophy
#610 World Rank
Economics
#916 World Rank
Computer Science
#855 World Rank
Physics
#927 World Rank
Mathematics
#807 World Rank
Religious Studies
#532 World Rank
Sociology
#1106 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#683 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#363 World Rank
Business
#448 World Rank
Law
#462 World Rank
Communications
#508 World Rank
Education
#736 World Rank
Medical
#1471 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2374 World Rank
Social Work
#2498 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Lafayette College's Most influential alumni?

Lafayette College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Business, and History

John W. Griggs

John W. Griggs

American politician

Michael Henry Sheridan

United States federal judge

Charles E. Myers

United States Navy officer

Robert B. Meyner

Governor of New Jersey

Stephen D. Pryor

Stephen D. Pryor

Thomas A. Ferguson

Thomas A. Ferguson

American government official

Charles Bunstein Stover

Charles Bunstein Stover

American parks commissioner

Charles A. Wikoff

Charles A. Wikoff

Most senior United States Army officer killed in the Spanish-American War

William B. Hanna

Sports journalist

William Ashburner Cattell

William Ashburner Cattell

American civil engineer

Edwin Atlee Barber

Edwin Atlee Barber

American archaeologist

Samuel McLean

Samuel McLean

American politician