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Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA
University Website: www.lehigh.edu
Apply Online: www4.lehigh.edu/admissions/undergrad/apply
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Lehigh University is an American private research university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by Asa Packer as a four-year technical school, but has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. As of 2012, the university comprises 4,883 undergraduate students and 2,187 graduate students. Lehigh has long been known as one of the twenty-four Hidden Ivies in the Northeastern United States.

Lehigh is ranked 12th in the nation, according to The Wall Street Journal, in college Return on Investment (ROI). The university boasts over 680 faculty members; awards and honors recognizing Lehigh faculty and alumni include the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, Fulbright Fellowship, and membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Internationally, Lehigh ranked 501st in the 2012 QS World University Rankings.

The university has four colleges: the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Education. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college today, home to roughly 40% percent of the university's students. The university offers a variety of degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering, Master of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $40,660.00 avg tuition

27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3000

Apply online Admissions:
www.lehigh.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.lehigh.edu/financialaid

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Lehigh University

Statistics:
Applied 11,578
Admitted 3,864 33%
Enrolled total 1,207
Full Time: 1,207
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 640 720
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 28 31
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 76%
6-year graduation rate 86%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lehigh University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $40,660.00 $40,660.00 $40,660.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,695.00 $1,695.00 $1,695.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,960.00 $21,960.00 $21,960.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,220.00 $1,220.00 $1,220.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,840.00 $10,840.00 $1,220.00
Other Expenses $1,220.00 $1,220.00 $1,220.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $70.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 69%
Percent receiving grant aid 53%
Avg amount of grant aid $27,928.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 50%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,945.00

Lehigh University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architectural History and Criticism, General X
Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Evolutionary Biology X
Molecular Biology X X
Neuroscience X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other X
Finance, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X X
Management Information Systems and Services, Other X
Management Information Systems, General X
Management Science X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Project Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Technical and Scientific Communication X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
International and Comparative Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, Other X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Manufacturing Engineering X
Materials Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Polymer/Plastics Engineering X
Structural Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Pre-Dentistry Studies X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
HISTORY
History, General X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Cognitive Science X
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Science, Technology and Society X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Astrophysics X
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music, General X

Lehigh University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
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