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Lehigh Ranked Among Nation's Finest Research Universities

Lehigh has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding research universities.

In its just-released 2019 “Guide to America’s Best Colleges,” the news magazine ranks Lehigh 53rd among 312 institutions across the United States (191 public, 114 private and 7 for-profit) that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Among national universities, Lehigh is ranked 27th in the nation in the “best value” category. It is also ranked 32nd in "best undergraduate teaching." 

The U.S. News overall ranking takes into account a number of factors that include graduation and retention rates, class size, SAT scores, student excellence, academic reputation and alumni giving.

Among the best undergraduate engineering programs whose highest degree is a Ph.D., Lehigh’s P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science ranked 48th in the country, based on a survey of peers. Lehigh’s undergraduate program in the College of Business and Economics was ranked 87th, based on peer assessment.

To aid prospective students and their families in their decision-making, Lehigh provides a wealth of information on academics, resources, campus life, and scholarship and financial aid offerings. Please see the university’s institutional profile.

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