The information below is used to determine your federal aid eligibility.

In order to comply with federal government regulations, all institutions of higher education are required to provide a detailed breakdown of the cost components used to determine eligibility for federal financial aid (Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG, Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Work Study). Actual expenses and costs billed by Lafayette College may differ from the amounts used below to calculate federal aid eligibility.

 

Aid Year 2023-2024

First Year/Entering Students

Cost ComponentFor the Academic YearPer Semester
Tuition$61,482.00$30,741.00
Fees
Activity Fee$342.00$171.00
Matriculation Fee$750.00*charged all in the fall of the student's first year
Living Expenses
Food (21 meals)$7,330.00$3,665.00
Housing (Rate 1)$11,310.00$5,655.00
Misc/Personal (includes loan origination fees)$900.00$450.00
Books/Course Materials/Supplies/Equipment$1,000.00$500.00
Transportation**based on your state of permanent residence. Please see below for additional information$250.00$125.00
Total$83,364.00$41,307.00

Upperclass/Returning Students

Cost ComponentFor the Academic YearPer Semester
Tuition$61,482.00$30,741.00
Fees
Activity Fee$342.00$171.00
Living Expenses
Food (21 meals)$7,330.00$3,665.00
Housing (Rate 2)$11,754.00$5,877.00
Misc/Personal (includes loan origination fees)$900.00$450.00
Books/Course Materials/Supplies/Equipment$1,000.00$500.00
Transportation**based on your state of permanent residence. Please see below for additional information$250.00$125.00
Total$82,614.00$41,307.00
*Additional Transportation Information
Driving Zone 1: $250 (NJ, NY, PA)
Driving Zone 2: $400 (CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, OH, RI, VA, VT, WV)
Out-of-State Zone 1: $750 (AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VI, WI)
Out-of-State Zone 2: $1,200 (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)
International: $1,750