Lafayette College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Easton, PA, Lafayette College is one of the best universities in the state of Pennsylvania. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Lafayette College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Lafayette College.

118 Markle Hall Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 330-5100
Web site:

Rankings: Lafayette College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 35
Score: 73
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.4
Graduation and retention ranking: 16
Average freshman retention rate: 93.8%
6-year graduation rate: 89.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 86%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 3
Faculty resources ranking: 42
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 57.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 89.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 28
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1190-1370
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 65%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 93%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 37.2%
Financial resources rank: 24
Alumni giving rank: 57
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 35.0%

Lafayette College History

Essential Facts: Lafayette College

  • Lafayette’s longstanding tradition of interdisciplinary study — exemplified between liberal arts and engineering – creates synergies, sparks discovery, and advances knowledge.
  • Lafayette is one of a handful of undergraduate colleges to offer discipline-specific degrees in engineering along with degrees in the liberal arts.
  • Lafayette students typically declare a major by the end of their sophomore year. The A.B. requirements make it possible for you to pursue two majors or create a major across two departments.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 94%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 27%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 39%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 40%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook