Lafayette offers the many benefits of a top liberal arts college, including internationally recognized faculty and rigorous academic programs. Our curriculum is distinguished by its rare combination of degree programs in liberal arts and engineering.


Departments and Programs

Choose from 49 areas of study across four academic divisions, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Or work with a professor to create your own major.

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Special Opportunities and Programs

From its beginning, Lafayette has emphasized education as preparation for life. Many special opportunities and programs on campus and abroad complement and enhance the curriculum. Students take full advantage.

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Academic Resources

Lafayette offers the resources of a large research university in a small-college setting. From your first day on campus, we'll provide you with the services and resources to help you meet your academic goals.

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