Lafayette College is Affiliated With the Presbyterian Church (USA) Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Presbyterian Church (USA) Colleges and Universities.
Lafayette Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 10.0% of the student population at Lafayette. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Lafayette Disability Services.
Lafayette for the Military
While not a "service academy", Lafayette does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our Lafayette for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Lafayette College
Lafayette not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Lafayette College
Lafayette has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,594 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 2,551 (98.3%). Part-time attendance was 43 (1.7%).
Lafayette College is Ranked #162 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Lafayette receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Lafayette #162 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Lafayette College Competes in the NCAA
Lafayette has a total of 630 student athletes, 358 men and 272 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$16,015,629|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$16,015,629|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Lafayette College Athletics