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General Engineering at Lafayette College

Every general engineering school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the engineering program at Lafayette College stacks up to those at other schools.

Lafayette is located in Easton, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,514. Of the 720 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College in 2021, 19 of them were general engineering majors.

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

Lafayette General Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Lafayette General Engineering Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The engineering major at Lafayette is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General 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
Best General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9
Best General Engineering Schools 21
Most Focused General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 22
Most Popular General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 39
Best Value General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 45
Most Focused General Engineering Schools 64
Most Popular General Engineering Schools 169

Earnings of Lafayette Engineering Graduates

The median salary of engineering students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lafayette is $67,714. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $61,282 for all engineering bachelor's degree recipients.


Engineering Student Demographics at Lafayette

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

Lafayette General Engineering Bachelor’s Program

53% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 19 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Engineering from Lafayette in 2020-2021, 47% were men and 53% were women. The typical engineering bachelor's degree program is made up of only 23% women. So female students are more repesented at Lafayette since its program graduates 30% more women than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 9
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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

Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into

A degree in engineering 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


*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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