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Easton, PA   |  http://WWW.LAFAYETTE.EDU

Mission

IN AN ENVIRONMENT THAT FOSTERS THE FREE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, LAFAYETTE COLLEGE SEEKS TO NURTURE THE INQUIRING MIND AND TO INTEGRATE INTELLECTUAL, SOCIAL, AND PERSONAL GROWTH. THE COLLEGE STRIVES TO DEVELOP STUDENTS SKILLS OF CRITICAL THINKING, (CONTINUED IN SCH O) VERBAL COMMUNICATION, AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING AND THEIR CAPACITY FOR CREATIVE ENDEAVOR; IT ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO EXAMINE THE TRADITIONS OF THEIR OWN CULTURE AND THOSE OF OTHERS; TO DEVELOP SYSTEMS OF VALUES THAT INCLUDE AN UNDERSTANDING OF PERSONAL, SOCIAL, AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY; AND TO REGARD EDUCATION AS AN INDISPENSABLE, LIFELONG PROCESS.

Ruling year info

1942

Principal Officer

NICOLE FARMER HURD

Main address

730 Sullivan Rd

Easton, PA 18042 United States

EIN

24-0795686

NTEE code info

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

LAFAYETTE COLLEGE IS A LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE OFFERING BACHELOR OF ARTS AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREES IN FOUR DISCIPLINES IN HUMANITIES, ENGINEERING, NATURAL SCIENCES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES. IN FALL 2021, THE 2,725 FULL-TIME STUDENTS CAME FROM 43 STATES AND 52 COUNTRIES. THE STUDENT-TO FACULTY RATIO AT THE COLLEGE IS APPROXIMATELY 10 TO 1. OF THE 243 FULL-TIME FACULTY, 239 HOLD A DOCTORATE OR OTHER TERMINAL DEGREE. APPROXIMATELY 56% OF THE STUDENTS ATTENDING LAFAYETTE COLLEGE RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. 694 STUDENTS WERE AWARDED AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE. LAFAYETTE COLLEGE HAS A FOUR-YEAR GRADUATION RATE OF 85% AND SIX-YEAR GRADUATION RATE OF 89%. APPROXIMATELY 91% OF THE COLLEGE'S GRADUATES WERE EMPLOYED, IN GRADUATE SCHOOL, OR SECURED INTERNSHIPS WITHIN 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION.

Expenses
$173,649,842
Revenue
$152,896,663

AS A RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE, LAFAYETTE STUDENTS COMPLEMENT THEIR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP WITH A MYRIAD OF OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT WITH ONE ANOTHER AND LEARN FROM THE LARGE WORLD REPRESENTED ON THE COLLEGE'S CAMPUS. AS PART OF THEIR EXPERIENCE AT A RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE, LAFAYETTE STUDENTS ARE DEEPLY ENGAGED ACADEMICALLY AND HAVE SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE IN A VAST OFFERING OF EXTRACURRICULAR AND CO-CURRICULAR POSSIBILITIES. LAFAYETTE COLLEGE OFFERS MORE THAN 150 STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS, 23 NCAA DIVISION 1 ATHLETIC PROGRAMS, AND NUMEROUS EXPERIENCES IN THE FINE ARTS AND PERFORMING ARTS ALL OF WHICH ARE COMPLEMENTED BY A STRONG STUDENT LIFE PROGRAM THAT ENHANCES THE LAFAYETTE EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM.

Expenses
$31,478,966
Revenue
$38,753,203

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