Lafayette’s faculty are influential thinkers and leaders in their fields. As a student, you’ll discover they’re the College’s greatest asset. They love teaching and mentoring. That’s why we have one of the highest percentages of any college or university for students working with faculty on research.
Through courses, community-based teams, service-learning programs, trips to other regions and countries, and Greek and athletic initiatives, Lafayette students are working hard to make a difference.
Discover the richest educational experience you can have as a college student. Learn and work with a professor through independent studies, honors theses, paid research assistant positions, or even coauthoring a paper.
Explore fascinating places while earning course credit, research new topics, get hands on experience in your field. How? By spending a semester abroad, taking a short-term course led by faculty, or conducting research at Woods Hole in Massachusetts.
Acquire new skills and discover new interests through internships and externships in a wide range of professions and industries. Connect with Lafayette alumni and other professionals who can provide friendly, useful advice drawn from their own experiences.
Scholarships and fellowships can fuel dreams; provide resources for study, research, and travel; all to help you become a leader in your field. This intellectual journey begins with a competitive application process that will prepare you for hard work and success.