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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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Political Scientist Eduardo Gomez to Join the College of Health

Gomez comes to Lehigh from King’s College London, where he currently serves as a senior lecturer in the department of international development.

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2019: Year in Review

Here’s a look back at the biggest Lehigh stories of the year.

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Excerpts from Gloria Naylor’s Unfinished Manuscript 'Sapphira Wade' Published for the First Time

The largely unknown manuscript is a draft of the opening chapter of a prequel to Naylor’s critically acclaimed novel Mama Day.

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A Superglue Inspired by Snail Mucus

Anand Jagota and fellow scientists have created a reversible superglue-like material.

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