54
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Lehigh University / Program in Special Education is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
22
Accepted
13
Enrolled
71%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 academic letters of recommendation, essay, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 academic letters of recommendation, essay, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.85%
Black or African American 1.85%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Special education, autism spectrum disorder, emotional and behavioral disorders, positive behavior support, early childhood special education, ADHD, intellectual disability, intensive instruction, language development, learning disabilities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
334,803

Location & Contact

Address Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Linda Bambara
Director
Email: lmb1@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3271
Fax: 610-758-6223