Lafayette Student-Athletes Excel in Classroom

Oct. 22, 2008

EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette student-athletes hold an overall graduation success rate of 96 percent, according to the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rates study.

Lafayette boasts a graduation success rate well above the nation's average. The most recent GSR data shows that 96 percent of Lafayette's freshman student-athletes who entered college in 2001 earned their four-year degrees. The country's average is 78 percent.

Lafayette's 96 percent rating falls within the top four schools of the Patriot League. The range reaches from Colgate (99 percent) to American (86 percent).


Patriot League GSR

Colgate: 99 percent
Navy: 98 percent
Holy Cross: 98 percent
Lafayette: 96 percent
Bucknell: 94 percent
Lehigh: 93 percent
Army: 92 percent
American: 86 percent