Men's Lax Leads PL with 33 on Academic Honor Roll

The Lafayette men's lacrosse program placed a league-high 33 student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced on Wednesday afternoon. Read More

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Students say Lafayette is a special place because of the breadth of thecurriculum, encompassing the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, andengineering. It gives Lafayette a “university feel” in an environment dedicated tothe undergraduate. Professors work with students from vastly different disciplineson a regular basis to solve real problems. This is the hallmark of a Lafayette liberalarts education


Founded in 1826 by citizens of Easton, Pennsylvania, and named for theMarquis de Lafayette in honor of his “talents, virtues, and services in the greatcause of freedom.” Lafayette offers Bachelor of Arts in 37 fields; Bachelor ofScience in 10 fields of science and 4 fields of engineering. At Lafayette, there areapproximately 2,400 students; 53 percent men, 47 percent women. Students comefrom 42 U.S. states and territories and 37 countries.


Lafayette offers 215 full-time faculty members, 99 percent holding a doctorate or other terminal degree and offers 10.5 to 1student-faculty ratio. Located in Easton, Pennsylvania, the campus is about 70 miles west of New York City and 60 miles north ofPhiladelphia and the Pocono Mountains are about 35 miles north.


Lafayettes 23-sport, NCAA Division I athletics program competes in the Patriot League in 11 sports for men. According tothe latest NCAA report, Lafayette ranks third in the nation in student-athlete graduation success rate.


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