Lafayette College

Lafayette College

Lafayette College is a private, coeducational, engineering and liberal arts college located in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. It was officially chartered in the year 1826. The institute was named after French military officer, General Lafayette. Classes began on May 9, 1832. The college sits on a 110 acre campus. More than 2,000 undergraduate students enroll in Lafayette College every year. The student body comprises of individuals from over 30 states in the U.S. and more than 50 countries worldwide.

Students of Lafayette College can choose from over 40 majors offered through the following academic divisions:

  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

The U.S. News & World Report's 2009 edition placed Lafayette College at the 35th position among all liberal arts colleges in the U.S. The college's athletics department is affiliated with the NCAA Division I. The teams are called the Leopards, and they participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, swimming and diving, track and field, field hockey, softball, fencing, and volleyball. The football, baseball, men's basketball and soccer, and women's lacrosse teams have won a number of National and Patriot League championships.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Russian Studies
Area Studies, Other
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Engineering, General
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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