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Area Studies at Lafayette College

Every area studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the area studies 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. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in area studies from Lafayette.

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

Lafayette Area Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Area Studies

Lafayette Area Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks area studies programs across the country. The following shows how Lafayette performed in these rankings.

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 area studies major at Lafayette is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Area Studies. 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 Area Studies Schools 111
Most Popular Area Studies Schools 204

Area Studies Student Demographics at Lafayette

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

Lafayette Area Studies Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 5 students earned a bachelor's degree in area studies from Lafayette. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.


About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in area studies 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 area studies.

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

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

Careers That Area Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in area studies 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
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 440 $93,440


*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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