Overall Lafayette College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1200 - 1380
- ACT Scores: 27 - 31
- Average GPA: 3.5
How Hard Is It to Get into Lafayette College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Lafayette is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Lafayette College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in PA
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|Bryn Mawr College||39%|
|Franklin and Marshall College||32%|
|Grove City College||81%|
|Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary||75%|
|Saint Vincent College||70%|
|University of Pennsylvania||10%|
|Westminster College (PA)||94%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
For consideration for enrollment at Lafayette College, the admissions committee will evaluate an applicant’s academic performance in high school, grade point average, and performance in personal interviews. Several aspects of the candidate’s personal character will also be evaluated.
The results of the SAT or ACT will also be considered, minus the writing section of the ACT. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the campus and while in secondary school, seek opportunities to develop in leadership roles and through extracurricular activities to craft a more persuasive and complete application.
As part of the application, applicants are encouraged to respond to an essay question. This question is optional but is highly recommended for consideration.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||580 - 670|
|Math||620 - 710|
|Total Score:||1200 - 1380|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||27 - 33|
|Math||27 - 31|
|Composite Score:||27 - 31|