Lehigh

Lehigh University

Lehigh
#476 / #146
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#89
Most Desirable School
University in Pennsylvania

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About Lehigh University

According to Wikipedia, Lehigh University is a private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. The university was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer and was initially affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Lehigh University's undergraduate programs have been coeducational since the 1971–72 academic year. , the university had 5,047 undergraduate students and 1,802 graduate students.

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Lehigh University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
14,10746%87%134631

How Much Does Lehigh University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$57,470
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$15,561
30K - 48K$14,995
48K - 75K$19,026
75K - 110K$27,212
110K+$61,351

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Lehigh University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Lehigh University, then you can expect to earn an average of $94,100 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Lehigh University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
7,6565,5352,121

Where is Lehigh University?

Lehigh University is located at 27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem PA 18015

How Safe is Lehigh University?

Lehigh University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Lehigh University Known For?

Lehigh University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Lehigh University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Engineering
#222
World Rank
#241
Historical Rank
#62
USA Rank
engineering Degrees
Mathematics
#243
World Rank
#277
Historical Rank
#62
USA Rank
math Degrees
Philosophy
#251
World Rank
#290
Historical Rank
#78
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Physics
#398
World Rank
#426
Historical Rank
#96
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Chemistry
#480
World Rank
#503
Historical Rank
#108
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Earth Sciences
#448
World Rank
#371
Historical Rank
#115
USA Rank
earth-science Degrees
Computer Science
#486
World Rank
#487
Historical Rank
#134
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Business
#407
World Rank
#408
Historical Rank
#139
USA Rank
business Degrees
Economics
#696
World Rank
#709
Historical Rank
#160
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Education
#655
World Rank
#658
Historical Rank
#173
USA Rank
education Degrees
Sociology
#629
World Rank
#643
Historical Rank
#174
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Biology
#623
World Rank
#652
Historical Rank
#180
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Psychology
#445
World Rank
#463
Historical Rank
#186
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
History
#593
World Rank
#608
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#208
USA Rank
history Degrees
Political Science
#855
World Rank
#861
Historical Rank
#216
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Communications
#786
World Rank
#703
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#220
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Anthropology
#743
World Rank
#760
Historical Rank
#242
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Literature
#727
World Rank
#729
Historical Rank
#250
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Medical
#941
World Rank
#948
Historical Rank
#262
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
Religious Studies
#1550
World Rank
#1575
Historical Rank
#354
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees

Who Are Lehigh University's Most Influential Alumni?

Lehigh University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics, and Philosophy. Here are some of Lehigh University's most famous alumni:

Robert Serber
Robert Serber
An American physicist .
Kenneth French
An American economist.
James D. Foley
An American academic.
James R. Rice
An American scientist in engineering of solid mechanics.
Alexander Patch
Alexander Patch
A United States Army general .
Peter Feaver
Peter Feaver
An American academic.
William Cheswick
An American engineer.
Richard Harding Davis
Richard Harding Davis
A Journalist, war correspondent, novelist, short story writer.
Paul Corkum
A Canadian physicist.
James E. Talmage
James E. Talmage
An American Mormon leader.
Russell Lee
Russell Lee
An American photographer .
Barry Voight
Barry Voight
An American geologist.

Who Are Lehigh University's Most Influential Faculty?

Lehigh University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics, and Philosophy. Here are some of Lehigh University's most famous alumni:

Gustavo A. Mellander
Gustavo A. Mellander
An American scholar.
Sijbren Otto
A Dutch systems chemistry professor.
Sherilyn C. Fritz
An American paleoecologist.
Shalinee Kishore
An Electrical & Computer Engineer.