|County||Northampton County, PA|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|230 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,488 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||2,438 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||50 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||580-680||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||610-710||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||580-680||440-570|
|ACT English (25-75%)||27-32||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||26-32||18-25|
|ACT Writing (25-75%)||8-9||6-8|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||27-30||20-25|
- Lafayette College offers only undergraduate programs. It grants the Bachelor of Arts degree in 33established major fields, the Bachelor of Science in nine fields of science and four of engineering. Interdisciplinary majorshave been established in Africana Studies, American Studies, Biochemistry, International Affairs, A.B. InternationalStudies/B.S. Engineering, Mathematics and Economics, Neuroscience, and Russian and East European Studies; in addition, anumber of departments have joined others in offering coordinate majors. Many departments also permit a minor in the field. Afive-year, two-degree plan is also available.
- Lafayette has built a strong reputation in the liberal arts, sciences, and engineering because of itsfocus on the student. This unusual combination of strengths continues to define Lafayette's special role among the topliberal arts colleges in the nation.
- Lafayette College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Associationof Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the UnitedStates Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
- Lafayette is classified among America's "most academically competitive colleges" by Barron's,publishers of the well-known guidebooks Profiles of American Colleges and Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges. Only 65 ofthe 1,650 four-year colleges profiled in Profiles of American Colleges have this rating.
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