Graduate Studies

Lehigh University is a doctoral-granting university with high research activity offering nationally recognized graduate degree programs. Our demanding graduate programs provide career-minded and research-productive students the exceptional training and experience they’ll need to become dynamic and successful leaders in industry and academia.

Key Components

Lehigh graduate students engage in important research and hone their professional skills in a supportive and inspiring environment.

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Research

Lehigh’s 29 research centers and institutes provide opportunities for students and faculty to work collaboratively on real-world issues. Learn more about research >

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Funding Your Graduate Education

Graduate students have many options for funding their education, including assistantships, other Lehigh funding and external funding. Learn more about funding your graduate education >

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Graduate Programs

Graduate studies at Lehigh include research-focused Ph.D. programs and professional master’s degree and certificate programs. Learn more about our graduate programs >

Four Colleges

All four of Lehigh’s colleges offer doctoral and master’s degree programs that prepare the next generation of scholars and professionals as experts and impactful leaders in a wide range of fields.

College of Arts & Sciences

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

College of Business & 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.

College of Education

The College of Education is committed to practical and progressive teaching and research that result in measurable changes within schools, clinics and national policy.

P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science

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

Living and Resources

Graduate students at Lehigh become part of a diverse, close-knit community and form long-lasting personal friendships and professional networks.

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Graduate Life Office

The Graduate Life Office provides programs, activities, events, workshops and other services to enhance the academic, personal and professional development of Lehigh graduate students. Visit the graduate life office >

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Housing

Lehigh offers a variety of graduate student housing accommodations that provide a comfortable, stimulating environment for living and learning. Learn about graduate student housing >

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Local Community

Home to more than 800,000 people, the Lehigh Valley is a short drive to New York, Philadelphia and the nation’s premier cultural, social and financial destinations. Learn about the Lehigh Valley >

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Professional Development

Our Career Services team offers guidance, resources and professional development to help prepare graduate students for life after Lehigh. Visit career services >