College Deliberately: Lafayette College

Lafayette College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, research and leadership located in a suburb of Easton, PA. It is known for Economics, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

Lafayette College

place High St, Easton, PA 18042-1768
phone Phone: (610) 330-5000
web Web: https://www.lafayette.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Lafayette College Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-07-01 2028-01-01
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Last updated: 2021-07-07

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Lafayette College. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Lafayette College and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Lafayette College.
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Student Centeredness

2.4 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
12% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Lafayette College is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 84
Lacrosse Women’s 44
Swimming and Diving Women’s 40

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Tuition for Lafayette College is in the 98.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.

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