Lehigh University

country rank  166
world rank  363

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University Overview

Established in 1865, Lehigh University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Bethlehem (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Lehigh University (LU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lehigh University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 153 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1865
Motto Homo minister et interpres naturae
Man, the servant and interpreter of nature
Colours Brown and white

University Location

Address 27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18015-3094 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (610) 758 3000
F +1 (610) 758 4361

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem 18015-3094
+1 (610) 758 3100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lehigh University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018