Admissions Information

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school at Lafayette College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationhttps://admissions.lafayette.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://apply.commonapp.org/login?ma=138
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 31.48% and the yield is 26.03%. 4,677 men and 3,844 women applied to Lafayette College and 1,309 men and 1,373 women students were accepted. Among them, 357 men and 341 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,5214,6773,844
Admitted2,6821,3091,373
Enrolled698357341
Acceptance Rate 31.48%27.99%35.72%
Yield 26.03%27.27%24.84%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 493 students (71% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 247 students (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 700 and the 25th percentile is 620. The SAT Math score is 740 (75th) and 630 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 33 (75th percentile) and 28 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620700
SAT Math630740
ACT Composite2833
ACT Math2732
ACT English2934
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Lafayette College are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Lafayette College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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