You need to submit the following for your first year admissions application to be complete:

  1. Common Application
  2. An application fee of $65.  You will pay the fee electronically upon submission of the Common Application. If the application fee presents a hardship, the applicant may select the appropriate dropdown response for the fee waiver question on their Common Application.
  3. Teacher recommendation letter (minimum of one) and a guidance counselor recommendation letter.
  4. Official high school transcript and school report submitted directly from the high school.
  5. Mid-year or first trimester grades submitted directly from the high school when they become available. For students applying early decision, first marking period grades are required as part of your application. If your midyear grades will be delayed due to an extension of the marking period, please email to let us know.
  6. Optional: SAT or ACT scoresFor applicants applying to Lafayette in the 2020-21 academic year, the submission of standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) is optional. Self-reported scores via the Common Application, official score reports, copies/images of official score reports, and/or scores listed on official transcripts are accepted. To update previously submitted testing, please email with an image of the score report you would like added to your standardized testing profile. Note: If you choose to provide self-reported SAT or ACT scores as part of your application, official SAT or ACT scores are required upon enrollment.
  7. Optional: FASFA and CSS PROFILE forms to apply for need-based financial aid.