Lafayette College

country rank  439
world rank  1172

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University Overview

Founded in 1826, Lafayette College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Easton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Lafayette College (LAFAYETTE) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Lafayette College (LAFAYETTE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 192 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LAFAYETTE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LAFAYETTE
Founded 1826
Motto Veritas liberabit
Truth will set you free
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address High Street
Easton (population range: 10,000-49,999)
18042-1770 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (610) 330 5100
F +1 (610) 330 5355

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 118 Markle Hall
Easton 18042-1770
+1 (610) 330 5100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lafayette College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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