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Physical Sciences at Lafayette College

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Lafayette ranks among other schools offering degrees in physical sciences.

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Physical Sciences Degrees Available at Lafayette

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences

Lafayette Physical Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Lafayette was ranked #200 on College Factual's Best Schools for physical sciences list. It is also ranked #14 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Physical Sciences Graduates 97
Most Focused Colleges for Physical Sciences 231
Best Value Colleges for Physical Sciences 448
Best Physical Sciences Colleges for Veterans 468

Popularity of Physical Sciences at Lafayette

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Lafayette College handed out 16 bachelor's degrees in physical sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #414 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 33% over the previous year when 24 degrees were handed out.

Physical Sciences Student Diversity at Lafayette

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physical sciences majors at Lafayette College.

Lafayette Physical Sciences Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 16 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in physical sciences from Lafayette. About 50% were men and 50% were women.

Lafayette Gender Breakdown of Physical Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Lafayette are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 81% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Lafayette College with a bachelor's in physical sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Physical Sciences Majors at Lafayette College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Chemistry 7
Geological & Earth Sciences 7
Physics 2

Majors Similar to Physical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 166
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 79
Mathematics & Statistics 20
Computer & Information Sciences 17
Natural Resources & Conservation 11

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