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.
Fostering inquisitive minds through hands-on, real-world experience
Challenging and engaging students through a collaborative, cross-curricular academic experience
Increasing capacities for independent inquiry, risk taking and problem solving
Developing individuals who recognize problems as opportunities and create valuable solutions
Lehigh students can pursue their studies across our five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Education and the new College of Health.
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 >
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programs and courses offered
interdisciplinary programs that span multiple colleges
undergraduate degree programs
research-based Ph.D. programs and professional master’s degree and certificate programs
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.
Lehigh offers more than 250 study abroad programs in more than 70 countries.
Students sample international cuisine and enjoy music, arts and entertainment from around the world at the annual International Bazaar.
The Lehigh University-United Nations Partnership unites Lehigh and the UN through conferences, speakers, meetings and curriculum on campus and in New York.
The Indian Students Association marks the start of each spring with the Hindu celebration Holi, “the most colorful event at Lehigh.”
A partnership between Lehigh and alumnus Lee A. Iacocca '45, the Iacocca Institute allows students to develop leadership skills through cross-cultural learning experiences.
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.
Lehigh’s brand of educational excellence expands to working professionals through the Office of Distance Education’s graduate programs and certificates.