Mechanical Engineering at Lafayette College
Lafayette is located in Easton, Pennsylvania and approximately 2,514 students attend the school each year. Of the 720 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College in 2021, 60 of them were mechanical engineering majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Mechanical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
Lafayette Mechanical Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in ME
Lafayette Mechanical Engineering Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the ME progam at Lafayette compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The ME major at Lafayette is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mechanical 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.
|Best Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools||25|
|Most Focused Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools||28|
|Most Focused Mechanical Engineering Schools||35|
|Best Value Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools||205|
|Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools||211|
|Best Value Mechanical Engineering Schools||218|
|Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Schools||229|
How Much Do ME Graduates from Lafayette Make?
The median salary of ME students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lafayette is $67,784. This is 4% higher than $65,190, which is the national average for all ME bachelor's degree recipients.
ME Student Demographics at Lafayette
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ME majors at Lafayette College.
Lafayette Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Lafayette College with a bachelor's in ME.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Lafayette also has a doctoral program available in ME. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That ME Grads May Go Into
A degree in ME 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|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Shuvaev under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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