As members of Lehigh’s vibrant and collaborative community of scholars, students pursue their passions through academic rigor, a flexible curriculum, hands-on experiences and innovative research.

Our Approach to Learning

Learn more about key elements that make a Lehigh education distinctive.

Engaged Research

Fostering inquisitive minds through hands-on, real-world experience

Interdisciplinary Studies

Challenging and engaging students through a collaborative, cross-curricular academic experience

Creative Inquiry

Increasing capacities for independent inquiry, risk taking and problem solving

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Developing individuals who recognize problems as opportunities and create valuable solutions

Our Colleges

Students collaborating

College of Arts 
and Sciences

With educational opportunities both broad and deep, our students grow into critical and creative thinkers—ready to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges.

Business classroom with large screens

College of Business and Economics

Tomorrow’s business leaders need to think unconventionally and with integrity. We challenge our students to lead both inside and outside of the boardroom.

Teacher assisting student

College of Education

We are committed to practical and progressive teaching and research that result in measurable changes within schools, clinics and national policy.

Engineering students at work with hard hats

P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science

Engineering is driven by humanity. Our students are problem-solvers who conduct research in an integrated and collaborative environment.

 

By the Numbers

Lehigh’s challenging curriculum and engaged faculty encourage risk-takers, problem-solvers and creative thinkers to discover, adapt and thrive. View more stats >

9:1

student/faculty ratio

29

average class size

2,300

programs and courses offered

20+

interdisciplinary programs that span multiple colleges

100+

undergraduate degree programs

87

research-based Ph.D. programs and professional master’s degree and certificate programs

 

Global Experiences

Through a wide range of on-campus programs, international internships and study abroad opportunities, Lehigh students gain rich perspective through firsthand experiences of our diverse world both on and beyond our physical campus.

Graduate 
Studies

Lehigh’s graduate programs feature the best of academia: a remarkable breadth and depth of expertise, resources and partnerships aligned with the collaborative mindset that distinguishes highly selective, top-ranked programs.

Professional & Executive Education

Lehigh supports the lifelong pursuit of education through professional, certificate and non-degree courses of study in all four colleges.

Distance Education

Lehigh’s brand of educational excellence expands to working professionals through the Office of Distance Education’s graduate programs and certificates.