5,075
Students
Financial aid thermometer
46,861
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
25
25%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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 Krista Evans
Interim Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3100
Fax: 610-758-4361

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Environmental/environmental Health 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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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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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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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,871
Applied
3,489
Accepted
5,075
Enrolled
25%
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Female Admissions

6,283
Females Applied
1,789
Females Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,588
Males Applied
1,700
Males Accepted
22%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st March 31st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 15th April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 659 620 700
SAT Math 688 650 730
ACT Composite 30 29 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,480
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Fees

450
Full-time student fees
13,600
Room & board
7,930
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

46,861
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,421
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
46,259
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,073
Avg. Loan Aid
12,724
Avg. Grant Aid
40,472
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
76%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,075
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.72%
Black or African American 3.68%
White or Caucasian 63.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 8.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.89%
Other 3.86%

Gender

Male (54.68%)
Female (45.32%)

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 65%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Club Expo, International Week and DanceFest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Marching 97, Indian Student Association, Accounting Club, Student Senate and Phi Sigma Pi

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
self defense training

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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 No 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
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No 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 Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
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
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No 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

699
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 542
Part-time - 157
Male - 431
Female - 268