How Much Will it Cost to Live at Lafayette?
It is important to be aware of all the costs associated with attending college so you can plan accordingly. The expense of supplies, housing, and meal plans can really accumulate after four years (or more)! Make a good financial decision by considering these costs.
Rooms, Meals and College Necessities: Here's What It's Going to Cost
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Lafayette. The typical student paid $9,300 for housing and $5,740 for dining in 2017 - 2018.
See Lafayette College expected expenses for on-campus housing, dining plans as well as other costs in the next table.
|Room and Board||$15,040|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,000|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
What's Room & Board Going to Cost Over 4 Years? The Sum Comes to $75,423
There was an average 3.4% price adjustment annually for the last five years in Lafayette room & board costs. If today's tendencies in housing and meal expenses go on, we expect this year's incoming freshmen to pay $18,050 in their first year of college. Those students will likely end up spending $18,577 for their second year, and $19,119 for their fourth year.
Total room and board costs during four years would be $75,423; for two years it would be $36,626.
Answers to Questions About Living on Campus at Lafayette
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||Yes|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||2,371|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||20|
Campus Expense is Much Higher Than Average
On-campus living expenses at Lafayette come to $17,040. This is much higher than the usual cost of $14,604.