Where are Lafayette Grads Now?
In its article “Are Prestigious Private Colleges Worth the Cost?” the March 2, 2015 issue of The Wall Street Journal lists Lafayette among Princeton, Harvard, and seven other schools as providing the best return on investment for liberal arts majors.
In the 2014-15 College Salary Report by PayScale, among graduates of the nation’s liberal arts colleges, Lafayette ranked third in median starting salaries.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Lafayette 17th among 1,248 colleges and universities nationally in its list of affordable colleges with the best return on investment.
Students come to Lafayette with the desire to earn a degree in a field they feel passionate about. They leave with a wider view of the world, plentiful internship and externship opportunities at their fingertips, and a multitude of alumni connections.
The innovative programs developed by the Office of Career Services help students turn their Lafayette degrees into dream jobs, graduate school acceptance, and further studies in the legal and health fields. Ninety-five percent of the Class of 2012 was employed, in top grad schools, working in internships, or participating in civic engagement programs within six months of graduating. To learn more, see the annual placement reports conducted by Career Services.