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A report appearing in The Wall Street Journal March 2 ranks Lafayette as one of the top schools in the nation in highest return on investment for liberal arts graduates. Lafayette is tied for fifth along with Williams, Brown, and Penn, and is right on the heels of Princeton, Harvard, and Dartmouth.

According to the study, which was done by PayScale, Lafayette graduates have a 7 percent annual return on investment over 20 years. The methodology looks at the investment, or total cost of college without financial aid (tuition, room and board, books and supplies), and compares that to the return, or the increase in income received by a college graduate over a high school graduate.

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  1. Walter Scott '59 says:

    Was certainly true in my case!

  2. Great publicity for the College

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