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

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$67K

average starting salary of 2022 graduates

10:1

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

94%

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

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

111

undergraduate degree programs and majors

26

average class size

5,624

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

1,770

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

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

250

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

75

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

24K+

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

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

97%

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

College Democrats and College Republicans debate about free speech.

Students Vote, Engage in Civic Debate

Lehigh gives students a day off from classes on Election Day to encourage participation in the electoral process.

Lehigh Steel Battalion

Lehigh ROTC places first in 2022 Ranger Challenge

Lehigh Steel Battalion will advance to the international Sandhurst Military Skills Competition in the spring.

Lehigh's campus during the fall season.

Stephen Gardiner Addresses Climate Change as an Ethical Crisis

“Protecting the younger generation is one of the most important tasks,” Gardiner tells attendees of the Peter S. Hagerman '61 Lecture in Ethics.

Inspired Research

Remaking the Nervous System

Michael Layden studies how the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella, may help us understand neural development, evolution and regeneration.

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