Consider Graduate and Professional School

Consider Graduate or Professional School
Pursuing a graduate or professional degree is an important decision that requires significant planning. If you don’t have a clear reason for considering graduate school, it may be to your advantage to discuss your thoughts with a Gateway Counselor. Take the time to collect the necessary information to confirm that a graduate degree is the right next step for you. Starting the process early will allow time to: think about what you want to do and why; consider all your options; and ultimately prepare the best application materials possible.


Gain a better understanding of the types of degrees available and key tips for researching programs in your field of interest. Also, access special information for international students.
Access information on choosing a school or program.


The graduate school application process is comprised of several important elements, some of which vary by program type or even school. Access the below resources for information on the most common application elements.


Money for graduate study comes in a variety of forms. Keep in mind that deadlines for financial aid applications are frequently earlier than regular admission deadlines, so be sure to research your options well in advance. Learn more about financing your education and access resources here.


Access a wide array of print resources, online resources, and more to support you through the graduate and professional school decision-making and application process. Also, click to download our Graduate & Professional School Guide or our Graduate School Timeline.

Access Graduate School Resources


Visit the Dean of the College’s website to learn more about Health Professions Advising Committee, Pre-Law Advising, and External Scholarships & Fellowships. Also, be sure to check the Spring 2016 Department Grad School Liaisons to see the faculty volunteer who is currently serving as the graduate school point person for each department.

Career Services Announcements

  • 2016 Summer Funding/Stipend Program

    Through the incredible generosity of Lafayette alumni, there are a number of endowed internship stipends in place to […]

  • Spring 2016 Calendar

    Welcome back, ‘Pards! We’re thrilled to be able to present our Spring 2016 Calendar. We look forward to […]

  • CLASS OF 2018: Register for Sophomore Surge!

    Sophomore Surge is an on-campus program designed JUST FOR YOU! Hear from a keynote speaker, attend two panel presentations, and network with more […]

Contact Us

201 Hogg Hall
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 330-5115
Fax: (610) 330-5719

HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:45AM - 5:00PM