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Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$65K

average starting salary of 2018 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

100+

undergraduate degree programs and majors

28

average class size

89%

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

1,050+

undergraduate students took part in research in 2016-17

1,775

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,178

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 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

250

study abroad programs in 60 countries offered to Lehigh students

43%

of students have an international experience, and nearly half of those included applied work like internships or research

98

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 30 countries every year

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

95%

of the class of 2018 are employed or attending graduate school within 6 months of graduation

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

21,000+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board in 2018

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Lehigh Launch Program to Offer Unique First-Semester Experience for Incoming First-Year Students

The program provides an immersive, inquiry-based first semester in the American West or Ecuador.

A rendering of Singleton House, a new residential house at Lehigh University

$5 Million Gift to Elevate Inclusive Community

Singleton gift names third house in Phase I of New Residential Houses.

Umoja House

Celebrating 30 Years of the Umoja House

Lehigh community gathers to recognize three decades of Umoja on campus. 

Inspired Research

Prescribing Better Child Development

Patricia Manz develops curriculum to improve home visiting services for children with significant developmental needs.

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From the classroom to the community, here on campus and around the world, Lehigh students, faculty and alumni are working to enact positive change.

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