COVID-19 Update

The Office of Admissions has suspended all prospective student campus visits until further notice. In the meantime, please explore our virtual visit opportunities. Read additional information >

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Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT and ACT during 2020-21.

Undergraduate Admissions

Where Passion
Meets Possibility

Class of 2024

Welcome to the Lehigh family!

Visit our Admitted Student page for information on virtual events, resources and committing to Lehigh.

 

 

Find Your Place

Lehigh’s ideal size—large enough to offer world-class faculty and rigorous academics, but small enough to allow for close mentorship and hands-on research—allows students to collaborate in and out of the classroom, while preparing them for future success. View more stats >

5,178

undergraduate students

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

95%

of the class of 2019 are employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

$67K

average starting salary of 2019 graduates

>$110 M

in grants and scholarships

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

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Lehigh Adopts Test-Optional Policy for Student Applicants During the 2020-21 Academic Year

The SAT and ACT will be optional for first-year and transfer applicants for the Fall 2021 semester.

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Lehigh Faculty Innovate to Support Students

Lehigh faculty take their online offerings to the next level to inspire learning.

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COVID-19: Q&A with Whitney P. Witt, Dean of the Lehigh University College of Health

The inaugural dean of Lehigh's College of Health explains how a population health response, focused on data, is key to saving lives.

 

Prospective Students

Virtual Visit Opportunities

Join us virtually to learn more about Lehigh through Information Sessions led by admissions counselors, student-guided virtual tours, student panels and more.

 

Learning & Living

Explore our digital viewbook to learn more about life at Lehigh

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Post-Graduation

Meet Our Students

College is full of important moments—inside and outside of the classroom, on campus and around the world. Meet our students and learn about their Lehigh moments.

Malika Kumbella

Learning to Lead

Malika Kumbella ’19

MAJORS: Biology & Health, Medicine & Society

HOMETOWN: Bronx, NY

Gregory Cheng

Exploring Interdisciplinary Possibilities

Gregory Cheng ’21

MAJOR: Computer Science and Business

HOMETOWN: Sammamish, WA

Cody Blattner

Making a Difference

Cody Blattner ’20

MAJOR: Biology

HOMETOWN: Lansdale, PA

Siobhan Gillis

Gaining Global Perspective

Siobhan Gillis '19

MAJORS: Psychology; Health, Medicine and Society

HOMETOWN: Los Altos, California

Job Placement Success

Learn how a Lehigh education will give you the knowledge and experience to excel.

Tuition & Aid

Explore our types of aid and utilize the Net Price Calculator to estimate your financial need.

Admission Statistics

View the stats and facts on Lehigh’s Class of 2023—one of our most impressive classes yet.

 

Virtual Tour

Explore Campus from Anywhere

Follow the route of the undergraduate admissions tour to see academic and student-life buildings, and learn about life at Lehigh along the way.

Picture Yourself at Lehigh

Lehigh Launch

Expand Your Worldview

Lehigh Launch is an experiential first-semester learning experience where students will gain new perspectives, grow as individuals and return to Lehigh with the experience and knowledge that will help them succeed.

 

Straight from the Students

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See current students discuss everything from why they chose Lehigh to their most impactful global, entrepreneurial and research experiences in this Facebook Live series.

Why Lehigh?

Hear directly from current students about their favorite part of the Lehigh experience.

Research & Creative Inquiry

Learn about current student research projects and creative inquiry opportunities across campus.

Global & Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Watch students share their experiences from global and entrepreneurial programs at Lehigh.

Admissions Counselors

Find Your Counselor

Identify the Admissions counselor for your region, and reach out to show your interest and learn more about Lehigh.

Application Deadlines

Lehigh has two rounds of binding Early Decision, as well as Regular Decision and Transfer application opportunities. Take the next step to your future, apply now.

Early Decision I

Deadline: November 1

Decision Date: Mid December

Early Decision II

Deadline: January 1

Decision Date: Mid February

Regular Decision 

Deadline: January 1

Decision Date: Late March

7-Yr BA/DMD-Bio-Dental

7-Yr Optometry

Deadline: January 1

Decision Date: Early April

Transfer Student (Fall)

Deadline: April 1

Decision Date: Mid May

Transfer Student (Spring)

Deadline: November 1

Decision Date: Late December