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Chemical Engineering at Lafayette College

If you plan to study chemical engineering, take a look at what Lafayette College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Lafayette is located in Easton, Pennsylvania and approximately 2,514 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 35 chem eng majors received their bachelor's degree from Lafayette.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Chemical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

Lafayette Chemical Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chem Eng

Lafayette Chemical Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the chem eng progam at Lafayette compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The chem eng major at Lafayette is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemical Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Chemical Engineering Schools 9
Best Chemical Engineering Schools 24
Best Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 25
Best Value Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 107
Most Popular Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 111
Most Popular Chemical Engineering Schools 129

How Much Do Chem Eng Graduates from Lafayette Make?

The median salary of chem eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lafayette is $64,532. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $66,101 for all chem eng students.


Chem Eng Student Demographics at Lafayette

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chem eng majors at Lafayette College.

Lafayette Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

51% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 35 chem eng students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Lafayette, about 49% were men and 51% were women. The typical chem eng bachelor's degree program is made up of only 38% women. So female students are more repesented at Lafayette since its program graduates 14% more women than average.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in chem eng at Lafayette are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Lafayette College with a bachelor's in chem eng.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 20
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Lafayette also has a doctoral program available in chem eng. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Chem Eng Grads May Go Into

A degree in chem eng can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Lafayette College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,220 $150,400
Engineers 4,850 $96,550
Engineering Professors 2,950 $114,870
Chemical Engineers 1,310 $97,390


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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