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Lafayette College Student Outcomes


Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
90% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Lafayette College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 85% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 88% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 88% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Lafayette College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Lafayette College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$81,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Lafayette College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $55,700 per year
after 7 years $64,700 per year
after 8 years $63,700 per year
after 9 years $75,400 per year
after 10 years $81,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Lafayette College students who are working and no longer in school is $81,000, which is 136% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$26,000
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
35%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$268 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
91% vs. 47% national average