Lehigh University: Ranking & Review

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Bethlehem Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 172 496
Top 3%

Lehigh University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate25%22%28%
Applicants13,8717,5886,283
Admissions3,4891,7001,789
Enrolled undergraduates1,234636598
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,0173,8463,171

478 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

284 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores626
Percent of students submitting SAT scores51%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
660
Math
690

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores608
Percent of students submitting ACT scores49%
ACT Composite
30
ACT English
31
ACT Math
29

Lehigh University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $65,925 $65,925
Off-campus $65,925 $65,925
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,120 and other expenses per full academic year.

Lehigh University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,519 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $50,320 $50,320
Fees for full-time undergraduates $420 $420
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $2,100 $2,100
Tuition for Full-time graduates $26,280 $26,280
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,460 $1,460

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 411 180 37 628
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 339 102 4 445
Education 148 16 164
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 108 12 3 123
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 82 8 4 94
Physical Sciences 28 31 21 80
Mathematics and Statistics 21 54 2 77
Social Sciences 42 10 52
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 50 50
Psychology 35 5 8 48
English Language and Literature & Letters 17 7 4 28
Visual and Performing Arts 26 26
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 25 25
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 23 23
Architecture and Related Services 18 18
History 9 3 2 14
Natural Resources and Conservation 6 3 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 3 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Grand Total1,2255891011,915

A total of 1,225 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Lehigh University.

At the master's and doctor's level 690 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate86%84%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

General info

Alternative namesLU
Founded1865
MottoHomo minister et interpres naturae
Man, the servant and interpreter of nature
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsbrown, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,814
Instructional FTE575
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww1.lehigh.edu
Address27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18015
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone6107583000
Fax+1 (610) 758 4361

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