Lafayette College is a private institution that was founded in 1826. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,642, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 340 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lafayette College's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #39.
Nestled in the College Hill neighborhood of Easton, Pa., is Lafayette College, a liberal arts institution. Easton is a small city about 60 miles from Philadelphia and 70 from New York City. Freshmen must live on campus at the residential college, and so must sophomores, juniors and most seniors. About 70 seniors who apply to move off campus will be approved each year. The Lafayette Leopards compete in the NCAA Division I Patriot League, and the football team has a notorious rival with Lehigh University’s squad.