One of the nation’s highest endowment-per-student rates means providing the best faculty and facilities, student research, study abroad, internships, field work, and more.
Cur Non, family motto of the Marquis de Lafayette, means “Why not?” It’s our rallying cry. Why not have courage and confidence, take risks, and create your own destiny? Learn more.
High-level research, small-class discussions, field experience, community projects, global study. Students and faculty solving real-world problems together. It’s high-impact learning. Learn more.
Our faculty love teaching and mentoring undergraduates. We have one of the highest percentages of students working with professors on research. Learn more.
More Research Capabilities
High-tech X-ray equipment funded by a $265,000 National Science Foundation grant is opening up valuable opportunities. Read about the machine.
A Look Inside USA Network
Four students make valuable contacts and see how a major media business operates through an externship hosted by Co-President Chris McCumber ‘89. Read about their experience.
What’s “Cur Non” Look Like?
“Why not” embodies the spirit of Lafayette. Watch the video.
Beauty in Bremen
Lafayette enables engineering students to study abroad in Germany without falling behind in their curricular requirements. View photos taken by Max Ma ‘14 in Bremen and beyond.
A student team returns to Honduras to help villagers develop clean water systems and economic sustainability. Watch a video.
Connections in Environmental Studies
Rachel Brummel works with faculty across disciplines to enhance opportunities for students. Read her profile.
The Science of Wiffle Ball
Watch a feature on the aerodynamics research of Jenn Rossmann and other professor profiles.