Lafayette College is on a 340-acre campus in a suburban setting in Easton, Pennsylvania, not far from New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Lafayette College also has fraternities and sororities.
Lafayette College has a thriving LAF (Lafayette Activities Forum). In fact, more students participate in LAF (Lafayette Activities Forum) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Lafayette College include Student Government, Crew, International Students Association and Leopards Lair.
The Lafayette College community comes together each year for Presidential Ball, Annual Spring Concert and Lafayette-Lehigh Football Weekend.
Lafayette College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Lafayette College students live off campus. In 2021, 16% of undergrads at Lafayette College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 84% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Lafayette College. There are 2,327 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,514 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 393 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Lafayette College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Lafayette College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Lafayette College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Lafayette College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Lafayette College, take Interstate 78 to Easton, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lehigh Valley International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Lafayette College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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