The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Lehigh University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,470) than Lafayette College ($57,114).
  • It is harder to admit to Lehigh University than Lafayette College.
  • Lehigh University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,408) than Lafayette College (1,380).
  • Both Lehigh University and Lafayette College have the same submitted ACT scores (32).
  • Lehigh University has more students with 7,067 students while Lafayette College has 2,514 students.
  • Lehigh University has more full-time faculties with 552 faculties while Lafayette College has 251 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Lehigh University and Lafayette College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Lehigh UniversityLafayette College
Lehigh Universityvs.Lafayette College
Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaLocationEaston, Pennsylvania
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$57,470Tuition & Fees$57,114
52% ($43,288)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)55% ($42,748)
$43,288Average Amount of Financial Aid$42,748
25.15 %Acceptance Rates30.81 %
35.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.06 %
1,408SAT Score1,380
32ACT Score32
88 %Graduation Rate90 %
-Transfer-out Rate8 %
91 %Retention Rate87 %
7,067Student Population2,514
552Number of Faculties251
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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