Lafayette College Rankings by Salary Score

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Lafayette College's Top Rankings

Lafayette College is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Lafayette Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Chemical Engineering 50 94% 94% $21,500 $66,820 50
Civil Engineering 98 96% 96% $21,250 $72,020 98
Economics 85 96% 96% $19,500 $60,840 85
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 64 95% 95% Not Reported $73,640 64
Engineering, General 84 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 84
English Language and Literature, General 89 96% 96% $25,000 $36,670 89
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 100 100% 100% Not Reported $41,190 100
Fine and Studio Arts 100 93% 93% Not Reported $41,940 100
International Relations and National Security Studies 97 96% 96% $24,580 $52,150 97
Mechanical Engineering 62 96% 96% $19,500 $67,470 62
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 56 92% 92% $21,500 $30,770 56
Political Science and Government 93 97% 97% $23,250 $45,380 93
Psychology, General 100 100% 100% $19,500 $43,430 100
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 87 100% 100% Not Reported $41,030 87
Social Sciences, Other 23 100% 100% $25,790 $27,300 23

Most Recent Reviews

Khadijah Akeem 6/12/2019

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

Alicia 3/7/2018

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