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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

$67K

average starting salary of 2020 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

28

average class size

96%

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

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

110

undergraduate degree programs and majors

1,864

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,203

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 40 intramural and club sports and 23 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

93

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

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

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

95%

of the class of 2020 are 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 Launch Starts First-Year Students in American West

The experiential, integrative learning experience will continue for the Fall 2021 semester, with students starting their studies in Wyoming and New Mexico.

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$5 Million Gift from the Iacocca Family Foundation

The gift will endow the Iacocca Institute and support Lehigh’s global initiatives.

Lehigh University's Iacocca Hall from above

Ethan Van Norman Receives APA’s Prestigious Lightner Witmer Award

The APA’s Division of School Psychology early career award recognizes Van Norman’s significant contributions to the field.

Inspired Research

The Other Side of Censorship

Thomas Chen explores how 30 years of censorship of Chinese literature and film related to the Tiananmen Square Massacre have shaped public discourse.

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