For more than 175 years, Lafayette has been known for a spirit of exploration that ignores boundaries, where faculty work with students across disciplines to tackle challenges and solve problems. The ability to make connections and think critically is paramount—on campus, off campus, and after graduation.


Visiting Lafayette

Lafayette is consistently described as one of the most beautiful campuses in America.

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Welcome from the President

Lafayette is a community whose members benefit from lifelong connections to their college and to one another.

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Cutting-edge undergraduate research, faculty books, photo galleries, alumni accomplishments, new programs—check out the latest news.

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The Lafayette Investment

A 95% employment rate for our most recent graduates. A nationally ranked return on investment. An endowment-per-student among the top 8% of all U.S. colleges and universities. See practical measures that demonstrate the value of a Lafayette education.

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