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COLLEGE PROFILE

Lafayette College

Easton, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$57,850
Tuition and Fees
$44,670
Room and Board
$13,080
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
$100
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 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants401 (63.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need262 (65.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid261 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met212 (81.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met98%
Average Award$37,641
Need-Based Gift
Received by 252 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,213
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 236 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,525
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 72 (27.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift45 (7.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,252
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,402 (57.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,016 (41.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,014 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met877 (86.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met98%
Average Award$38,323
Need-Based Gift
Received by 978 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,709
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 939 (92.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,174
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 234 (23.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift177 (7.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,842
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$26,717
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
Not reported
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
Not reported
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
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.71 4.00 673 640 661 30
Low 2.80 3.07 470 430 470 22
High 4.00 4.86 800 800 800 35
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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