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Academics

This is your moment to excel as you learn about the world and about yourself.

Lehigh students work hard in a supportive environment and explore a variety of perspectives and approaches to problem solving. Through rigorous coursework, thought-provoking discussion and inspiring peers and mentors, you’ll discover abundant opportunities to engage in experiences that deepen your learning.

100+

undergraduate degree programs and majors

28

average class size

20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

4 Colleges

Decide Your Direction

When you apply to Lehigh, you’ll apply to one of our four undergraduate colleges or directly into an intercollegiate interdisciplinary program. No matter your path, you’ll find hands-on, creative and interdisciplinary experiences that challenge you and prepare you to solve complex problems in real-world situations.

College of Arts and Sciences

Find educational opportunities both broad and deep that will help you grow into a critical and creative thinker.

P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science

Become a problem-solver who thinks holistically about societal challenges and conducts research in an integrated and collaborative environment.

College of Business

Think unconventionally and with integrity as you prepare to become a leader both inside and outside of the boardroom.

College of Health

Join the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of population health and make an impact on society. Opening Fall 2020.

Interdisciplinary Intercollegiate Programs

Learn to fuse thinking from across colleges to succeed in real-world environments.

  • Computer Science and Business Program (CSB)
  • Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Sciences (IDEAS)
  • Integrated Business and Engineering Honors Program (IBE)

Majors & Programs

Explore Your Options

With more than 100 majors, programs and minors across three colleges, Lehigh offers a broad selection of academic options. Take the time to explore what might be right for you.

Our Academic Tenets

Question. Seek. Innovate. Collaborate.

Your academic experience will be rooted in four principles that together are distinctive to learning at Lehigh. The moments you have here will shape how you see the world and your role in it.

West Coast

Collaborate Across the Country

Lehigh University and Silicon Valley—two entities that produce innovators and entrepreneurs—provide the perfect experiential complement. Lehigh students get the best of both worlds by combining the university’s strengths in problem solving with direct exposure to west coast alumni, industry leaders and trends through guest lectures and immersion programs.

Lehigh@NasdaqCenter

Lehigh@NasdaqCenter is an in-residence collaboration, located in San Francisco, to further entrepreneurial education for Lehigh students and alumni.

Western Regional Office

Lehigh’s Western Regional Office (WRO) extends educational opportunities for Lehigh students and faculty by building curricular and research partnerships with dynamic enterprises in selected key cities.

LehighSiliconValley

LehighSiliconValley invites students from any discipline to California’s Silicon Valley for an immersive week-long experience where they meet with and learn from experts, entrepreneurs, inventors, venture capital investors, product design experts and others.

Creative Inquiry

Ask Inspired Questions

Creative inquiry at Lehigh invites you to pursue new academic, creative and artistic pathways that lead to transformative new innovations, expressions and questions. You’ll be encouraged to take intellectual risks, learn from failures and collaborate with members of the campus community across disciplines to address real-world problems. The Mountaintop Summer Experience (pictured here) is just one of the creative inquiry opportunities you’ll find on campus.

The Mountaintop Summer Experience

A unique ten-week summer program that allows faculty, students and external partners to pursue answers to open-ended questions while working in, and across, all disciplines.

Mountaintop Project Highlights

  • Advancing 3D Concrete Printing: Methods, Materials, and Applications
  • DataLight, an Interactive New Media Installation
  • The Neurogenetics of Creativity

Interdisciplinary Teams

A computer science major, a psychology/ pre-med major and a doctoral student in school psychology worked together to create a research-based app to expose young children to geometric solids.

Creative Spaces on Campus

  • Mountaintop Building C
  • Wilbur Powerhouse
  • Zoellner Arts Center

LehighHacks

At the LehighHacks 24-hour hackathon, students work in teams to use technology to create unique solutions to problems in financial technology, smart environments and social apps.

The Lehigh Expo

In 2018, 600 students demonstrated their projects, showcasing creativity and skills of Lehigh students whose passion for building, making and doing is key to their Lehigh experience.

LaunchBay C

Open to all Lehigh students regardless of major, this program invites you to immerse yourself in a culture of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking and doing.

LearnX, MakeX, SprintX

A series of hands-on workshops where you can have fun while learning something, making stuff and sprinting through complex questions.

Global

Become a Citizen of the World

Lehigh is an international university. As a Lehigh student, you’ll be able to engage internationally and use those experiences to bring new insight to your work and make an impact on the world.

Study Abroad

In addition to the traditional semester abroad, you’ll have the chance to experience the world through Lehigh-led programs, direct enroll programs and exchange programs.

Iacocca International Internship Program

The Iacocca International Internship Program provides fully funded research and work opportunities through the Iacocca Institute for selected students.

United Nations Partnership

Lehigh is just the sixth university in the world to have official recognition as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) by the United Nations.

Global on Campus

With students from more than 98 countries, you don’t even need to leave campus to be part of a diverse community.

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international learning experiences

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 30 countries every year

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Lehigh students have served as interns at the United Nations.

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