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Academic Profile

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Accepted Enrolled Accepted Enrolled
*GPA – 75%ile 3.86 3.79 3.84 3.75
*GPA – Median 3.60 3.41 3.62 3.45
*GPA – 25%ile 3.31 3.17 3.38 3.20
*GPA – Mean 3.56 3.43 3.58 3.45
Middle 50% CR SAT 600-700 570 -670 610-700 570-670
Middle 50% Math SAT 630-730 600 -710 640-730 600-710
Middle 50% WR SAT 610-710 590 -680 620-710 580-680
*All GPAs reflected here represent unweighted GPAs that have been recalculated using actual grades in major subjects for the first three years of high school.

Admissions Overview

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Male Female Total Male Female Total
Applications Received 3,275 2,547 5,822 3,180 2,455 5,635
Initial Acceptances 1,264 1,133 2,397 1,200 1,107 2,307
Wait List Acceptances 19 9 28 49 31 80
Enrolled Students 354 294 648 318 298 616

Early Decision

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Applications Received 432 446
Acceptances 295 276
Enrolled 294 264
% of Incoming Class 45% 43%
Top 10% of Class (enrolled) 44% 42%
Middle 50% CR SAT 540-630 560-650
Middle 50% Math SAT 580-660 580-670
Middle 50% WR SAT 550-640 560-640

Ethnicity

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Enrolled Enrolled
African American 41 29
Hispanic/Latino 27 38
Asian American 31 26
Native American 2 0

Citizenship

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
U.S. Citizens 616 561
U.S. Permanent Residents 8 9
Foreign Nationals 24 46

States and Territories of the Class of 2014

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Countries of Citizenship in the Class of 2014

Bangladesh-1, Bolivia-1, Canada-3, China-7, Dominican Republic-1, El Salvador-1, Eritrea-1, Ethiopia -1, Germany-3, India-2, Ireland-1, Liberia-1, Malaysia-2, Mexico-1, Montenegro-1, Myanmar-1, Nepal-2, Pakistan-1, Portugal-1, Russian Federation-1, Serbia-1, Spain-1, Sweden-1, Switzerland-1, Turkey-2, United Kingdom-2, and Vietnam-1.

High School Representation

Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Public 444 441
Private 135 121
Religious 69 49
Home-Schooled 0 5

Financial Aid Highlights (2009-10)

  • Lafayette grants/scholarships: $34,198,954
  • 54% of all students receive College-funded aid through scholarships or need-based grants
  • Average need-based package: $33,567
  • Average student indebtedness at graduation: $17,694

Class of 2014 Statistics

  • Lafayette-funded grants and scholarships: $7,967,790
  • Students receiving College-funded grants or scholarships: 296
  • Percentage of the class: 46%
  • Range of need-based grants: $1,000–$51,700
  • Students receiving any type of financial aid: 379
  • Percentage of the class: 58%