Lafayette College Rankings Based on Salary
- Lafayette College ranks better than 87% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
- Lafayette College ranks better than 60% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
Salary and Debt by Major at Lafayette College
We calculated a salary score for each of Lafayette College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Lafayette College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.
Salary Scores for Lafayette Bachelor's Degrees
Lafayette ranks higher than 87% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.
|Field of Study||Median Debt||Median Salary|
|Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering||Not Reported||$73,635|
|Engineering, General||Not Reported||$69,338|
|English Language and Literature, General||$25,000||$36,668|
|Film/Video and Photographic Arts||Not Reported||$41,193|
|Fine and Studio Arts||Not Reported||$41,937|
|International Relations and National Security Studies||$24,576||$52,152|
|Neurobiology and Neurosciences||$21,500||$30,771|
|Political Science and Government||$23,250||$45,383|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||Not Reported||$41,025|
|Social Sciences, Other||$25,788||$27,295|
Lafayette College Reviews
Most Recent Reviews
As an African American on Lafayette's Campus, I will say that the institution itself has work to do when it comes to actually achieving diversity for diversity sake instead of for what looks pretty on paper. However, I will say that the inclusion of marquis fellows, marquis scholars, posse scholars, and people of color from major cities around the nation, Lafayette's student body of color create a welcoming environment for all. During my time at Lafayette College, I made wonderful connections to professors... Read More
The education and culture at Lafayette College provide great opportunities for personal growth and development. The small size of the school allows for close knit bonds with people of all different interests and backgrounds. Though it may take some time to find your niche, the diverse courses and activities this school offers allow for exploration, investigation, and innovation. In addition, the campus is filled with welcoming, knowledgeable, and passionate professors and faculty that have your best interests... Read More