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COLLEGE PROFILE

Lafayette College

Easton, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$60,155
Tuition and Fees
$45,635
Room and Board
$13,520
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment PlansInstallment plan, prepayment discount, deferred payment, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline January 15
Final deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003284
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants410 (64.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need236 (57.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid236 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met202 (85.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Award$39,583
Need-Based Gift
Received by 228 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,311
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 217 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,282
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 68 (28.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift49 (7.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,512
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,366 (56.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need968 (39.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid968 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met829 (85.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met98%
Average Award$39,420
Need-Based Gift
Received by 942 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,218
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 901 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,529
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 214 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift193 (7.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,662
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$25,281
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
210
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
40
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Theater/Drama, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Creative Writing
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,615
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.60 3.92 648 633 628 29
Low 2.98 2.96 200 230 330 20
High 4.00 4.56 770 800 780 35
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