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Academic Profile

Class of 2019
Accepted Enrolled
*GPA – 75%ile 3.84 3.80
*GPA – Median 3.60 3.50
*GPA – 25%ile 3.40 3.24
*GPA – Mean 3.59 3.48
Middle 50% CR SAT 610–710 580–670
Middle 50% Math SAT 640–740 620–710
Middle 50% WR SAT 620–720 590–690
Middle 50% ACT 29-33 27-32
*All GPAs reflected here represent unweighted GPAs that have been recalculated using actual grades in major subjects for the first three years of high school.
Class of 2018
Accepted Enrolled
*GPA – 75%ile 3.84 3.70
*GPA – Median 3.60 3.50
*GPA – 25%ile 3.40 3.23
*GPA – Mean 3.57 3.46
Middle 50% CR SAT 610–710 580–680
Middle 50% Math SAT 630–720 590–680
Middle 50% WR SAT 630–720 590–680
Middle 50% WR SAT 29-32 28-31
*All GPAs reflected here represent unweighted GPAs that have been recalculated using actual grades in major subjects for the first three years of high school.

ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Class of 2019
Male Female Total
Applications Received 4,002 3,463 7465
Initial Acceptances 1,042 1,208 2,250
Wait List Acceptances 2 1 3
Enrolled Students 326 360 673

EARLY DECISION

Class of 2019 Class of 2018
Applications Received 704 679
Acceptances 342 323
Enrolled 333 311
% of Incoming Class 49% 47%
Top 10% of Class (enrolled) 63% 40%
Middle 50% CR SAT 560-660 570-650
Middle 50% Math SAT 600-700 600-690
Middle 50% WR SAT 580-660 580-670
Middle 50% ACT COMP 26-30 27-29

ETHNICITY

Class of 2019 Class of 2018
Multiracial 41 14
African American 35 27
Hispanic/Latino 13 46
Asian American 28 26
Native American 0 0

CITIZENSHIP

Class of 2019 Class of 2018
U.S. Citizens 587 568
U.S. Permanent Residents 8 9
Foreign Nationals 74 72
Students With Some International Background 109 106

STATES AND TERRITORIES OF THE CLASS OF 2019

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

COUNTRIES OF CITIZENSHIP IN THE CLASS OF 2018

Afghanistan 1, Argentina 1, Belgium 1, Bhutan 1, Brazil 4, Bulgaria 3, Canada 6, China 34, Colombia 2, Ethiopia 1, France 1, Ghana 4, India 2, Ireland 5, Israel 1, Italy 1, Jamaica 1, Japan 3, Kenya 1, Korea 2, Lithuania 1, Madagascar 1, Mexico 1, Moldova 1, Nepal 1, Netherlands 1,Nigeria 2, Pakistan 3, Philippines 1, Romania 1, Russian Federation 2, Rwanda 1, Singapore 1, Spain 1, Syria 1, Taiwan 1, Tunisia 1, Turkey 3, United Kingdom 10, Vietnam 1, Zimbabwe 1

HIGH SCHOOL REPRESENTATION

Class of 2019 Class of 2018
Public 412 387
Private 144 147
Religious 94 94
Charter 17 18
Home-Schooled 6 3

CLASS OF 2019 FINANCIAL AID HIGHLIGHTS

Percentage of the class receiving Lafayette-funded grants and/or scholarships: 44%
Percentage of the class receiving any type of financial aid: 55%
Range of Lafayette need-based grants: $1,000-$61,680
Average need-based award: $40,500