Lafayette College says, "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, 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, life-long process." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:2,550
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:85%
- Tuition & Fees:$49,635 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit for US Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
No credit for Economics because a survey course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because math and science are folded into the "Natural Science with Lab" requirement, and students may avoid math by taking a science course with little science content. Furthermore, no credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Natural Science with Lab" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.
Curriculum last evaluated: 02/19/2018