Assessment is the foundation of an institution’s ongoing processes of improvement.¬†Lafayette is working to expand and strengthen a culture of assessment and of evidence-driven decision making both in the context of student learning and institutional effectiveness.


Overviews and Analyses

Get informed about the College's processes to assess student learning and institutional effectiveness.

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Assessment methods range from rubrics and surveys to more directed methods of summary, recall, and analysis that assess a student's learning.

Read about assessment methods


Plans, links, and institutional data provide information about assessment at Lafayette.

Visit the resources webpage


Committees dedicated to assessment include the Advisory Committee on Assessment, Student Learning Assessment Advisory Committee, and Common Course of Study Assessment Subcommittee.

Learn about committees

Middle States Accreditation

During the years 2017-19, Lafayette College will once again undergo the process of accreditation through MSCHE, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Learn about the accreditation process