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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 2019 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

94%

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

1,100+

undergraduate students took part in research in 2017-18

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

93

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 2019 are employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

22,000+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board in 2019

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Lehigh Names Search Committee Co-Chairs as Presidential Search Process Begins

Maria L. Chrin ’87 ’10P and Philip B. Sheibley ’81 ’19P will lead the process to select Lehigh’s 15th president.

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Lehigh President John D. Simon to Step Down in June 2021

A formal search process for his successor will commence soon.    

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At a Time of Global Health Crisis, Lehigh Opens an Innovative College of Health

The College of Health is the first new college to open at Lehigh in the past 50 years.

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Out of the Shadows

Germán A. Cadenas investigates the role of critical consciousness in undocumented students’ drive to complete college.

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