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Lafayette Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is Lafayette College? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Lafayette. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Lafayette Student Population

2,514 Total Students
2,457 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Lafayette College?

Lafayette total enrollment is approximately 2,514 students.

Lafayette Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Lafayette undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Lafayette Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,634
International 224
Hispanic 187
Black or African American 123
Asian 107
Multi-Ethnic 92
Unknown 90
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Lafayette Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,668
International 224
Hispanic 187
Black or African American 124
Asian 111
Unknown 107
Multi-Ethnic 93
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Lafayette College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 783
Black or African American 42
Asian 26
Multi-Ethnic 16
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Lafayette.

Lafayette Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,285 female students and 1,229 male students at Lafayette.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Lafayette is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.87 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about Lafayette faculty.

There are approximately 453 female teachers and 492 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

81.93% Out of State
10.32% Out of the Country

Lafayette ranks 145 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

81.93% of Lafayette students come from out of state, and 10.32% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New Jersey 120
New York 109
Pennsylvania 105
Massachusetts 47
Connecticut 40

International Students at Lafayette

Students from 60 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and India.

Learn more about international students at Lafayette.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.56% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  43.53 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Lafayette, 91.56% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,192
20-21 1,183
22-24 157
25-29 5
35 and over 3
30-34 2
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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