27 Memorial Drive West Bethlehem, PA 18015 610-758-3100
http://www.lehigh.edu admissions@lehigh.edu
About Lehigh University
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 1,600 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,679
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 41%, 59%, 75%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $39,480
  • Room and Board $10,520
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee 70
  • Enrollment No. 4,792
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Beta Pi; Among course societies are the following: Alpha Pi Mu, for those in industrial engineering; Beta Alpha Psi, accounting; Chi Epsilon, civil engineering; Eta Kappa Nu, electrical engineering; Lambda Mu Sigma, ma
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 33%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 39%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sundaze, International Bazaar, Club Expo, Greek Week, International Week, Spooktacular, Spring Fling, Spectacular/Spectacular, Lehigh/Lafayette Weekend
  • Number of students in fraternities 22
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 22
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Over fifteen religious groups on campus provide opportunities for religious fellowship. The groups include the Newman Association for Roman Catholic students under the guidance of a resident priest; the Jewish Student Cente
  • Number of frat chapter houses 22
  • Number of sororities 9
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Allentown (5), Philadelphia (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bethlehem (5)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 95%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 40
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 26%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 69%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (45%), sorority housing (10%), fraternity housing (19%), apartment for single students (18%), special housing for disabled students (1%), cooperative housing (1%), other housing options (6%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 44%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 80%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,651
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,551
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,145,980
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Zoellner Performing Arts Center Art Galleries Museum (located in the Performing Arts Center)
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,610
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,711,526
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 55%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 827
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Aventis Pasteur Bank of New York Boeing Citigroup Clark Construction Group Deloitte & Touche Deutsche Bank Ernst & Young Goldman Sachs Group High Performance Technologies, INC Huron Consulting Group IB
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
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