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13

undergraduate interdisciplinary programs

$67K

average starting salary of 2021 graduates

10:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 40 United Nations–related programs every year

26

average class size

2,300+

programs and courses offered

94%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

111

undergraduate degree programs and majors

1,770

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,624

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, including 41 intramural and club sports and 25 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community each year

93

countries represented on campus

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

300+

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

97%

of the class of 2021 were employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

24K+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

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Lehigh Sees Record Number of Applications

The number of applications has increased 21 percent over the previous year. 

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Traveling Exhibition Introduces Lehigh Community to Himalayan Artworks

Latest LUAG exhibition will feature Himalayan art, which includes works from the Tibetan Plateau, Nepal, Kashmir, Bhutan and areas of northern India and Pakistan.

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