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Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University is a University institution located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Mr. Bruce Bunnick
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3100
Fax: 610-758-4361

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/commerce, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Technical And Scientific Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Mechanics Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,389
Applied
6,138
Accepted
5,203
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

5,505
Females Applied
2,971
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,884
Males Applied
3,167
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 27th
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 1st December 17th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 654 610 693
SAT Math 691 650 740
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,980
Private
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Fees

490
Full-time student fees
15,330
Room & board
9,030
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

49,917
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,422
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,823
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,216
Avg. Loan Aid
5,362
Avg. Grant Aid
42,701
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
98%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
84%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,203
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.59%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 61.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 8.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.83%
Other 3.08%

Gender

Male (53.76%)
Female (46.24%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
DanceFest, Fall Club Expo and Holi

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Cheese Club, Outing Club, South Asian Students Association, F1RSt and Marching 97

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
self defense training

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

674
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 552
Part-time - 122
Male - 410
Female - 262
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