Lehigh University
#314 Overall Influence#89 Desirability Rank

Lehigh University

University in Pennsylvania

Lehigh University is a private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer. Its 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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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

15,622

Acceptance

22%

Graduation Rate

89%

Median SAT Score

1360

Median ACT Score

31

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$52,480

Fees (in-state)

$450

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$12,835
30K-48K$14,090
48K-75K$19,756
75K-110K$24,704
110K+$46,029

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$94,100

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

7K

Under-Grads

5K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem PA 18015

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

5 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

What is Lehigh University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#106 World Rank #65 USA Rank
Engineering
#186 World Rank #70 USA Rank
Mathematics
#218 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#233 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Physics
#229 World Rank #88 USA Rank
Philosophy
#271 World Rank #100 USA Rank
Chemistry
#242 World Rank #111 USA Rank
Biology
#244 World Rank #116 USA Rank
Computer Science
#224 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Psychology
#217 World Rank #154 USA Rank
Business
#482 World Rank #185 USA Rank
Economics
#392 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Education
#398 World Rank #216 USA Rank
History
#451 World Rank #224 USA Rank
Political Science
#732 World Rank #316 USA Rank
Medical
#824 World Rank #334 USA Rank
Sociology
#628 World Rank #393 USA Rank
Communications
#1096 World Rank #448 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1184 World Rank #589 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Other areas of influence

#426 World Rank #308 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#656 World Rank #395 USA Rank
Nursing
#688 World Rank #344 USA Rank
Law
#873 World Rank #496 USA Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are Lehigh University's Most influential alumni?

Lehigh University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics, and Business. Lehigh University’s most academically influential people include Lee Iacocca, James E. Talmage, and Robert Serber.

Lee Iacocca
Lee Iacocca

American businessman

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James E. Talmage
James E. Talmage

American Mormon leader

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Robert Serber
Robert Serber

American scientist

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Roger Penske
Roger Penske

Racecar driver

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Herman Schneider
Herman Schneider

American academic

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Richard Harding Davis
Richard Harding Davis

Journalist, war correspondent, novelist, short story writer

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James D. Foley

American academic

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Edwin Kneedler
Edwin Kneedler

American lawyer

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Martin Baron
Martin Baron

American journalist

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Paul Torgersen

American academic and university president

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Kenneth French

American economist

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Edward Avery McIlhenny
Edward Avery McIlhenny

American businessman

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