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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 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 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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Feb. 13: Updates on Novel Coronavirus

The purpose of this page is to keep the Lehigh community informed about the public health situation relating to the Coronavirus. Check this page for ongoing updates and answers to frequently asked questions.

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent speaks to students at Lehigh University

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent ’93G Dissects the Politics of Anger

Dent, who served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, delivered the 2020 Kenner Lecture. 

Pete Souza speaking in front of a photo he took of President Barack Obama and a rainbow

Obama Photographer Pete Souza Shares Intimate Perspective of Presidency With Lehigh Community

The White House photographer for Presidents Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan met with Lehigh students, participated in a book signing and spoke in Baker Hall for nearly two hours.

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How Airplane Noise Affects Fetal Health

Researchers have provided a causal estimate linking high-level noise exposure to another key health challenge: low birth weight.

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