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Celebrating some of Lehigh's newest graduates through a series of Zoom portraits.

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From the classroom to the community, here on campus and around the world, Lehigh students are working to enact positive change.

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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

1,050+

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 2019 are 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

Collage of 2020 Lehigh  graduates

Lehigh Holds Virtual Celebration for Class of 2020

The university confers degrees in emotional, online tribute to graduates.

Lehigh University Alumni Memorial Building

Celebration Honors Doctoral Graduates

The live and pre-recorded Zoom event recognized participating doctoral candidates. 

Alumni Memorial Building

Virtual Honors Convocation Celebrates Academic Accomplishments

More than 600 students were recognized for high academic achievement as part of the 41st annual celebration, which took place virtually this year.

Inspired Research

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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