Lehigh University


Lehigh sits atop the city of Bethlehem with beautiful views of the greater Lehigh Valley. Known for its strong engineering and STEM focus, it continues to expand and recently added a College of Health and multidisciplinary majors including Computer Science & Business, English and the Arts, and Health & Business. If you want to explore intersectionality, Lehigh is worth your consideration.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 5811
• Admit rate – 36%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA & CSS
• Retention rate – 91%
• Test Optional
• Student to faculty ratio – 10:1

• Strong/popular majors include: Engineering, Computer Science, Business
• Interdisciplinary majors of Arts & Engineering, Computer Science & Business, Business & Engineering
• Lots of experiential learning including Iacocca Summer Internships which are fully funded, NASDAQ center in San Francisco, CA
• Curriculum includes distribution requirements in math, natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences
• Co-ops, capstone projects, and study abroad are song the experiential learning options available

• Lehigh students are determined, ambitious, and spirited – especially when it comes to their football rivalry with Lafayette
• Mountain Hawks engaged with hundreds of clubs & organizations, and in the larger Bethlehem community
• Students from across the US and 100+ international students
• Greek Life is present and appears to be shrinking

• Applications are read holistically
• Interviews are encouraged but not required
• Apply to school in general or to a specific major
• Demonstrated Interest is important

• Merit and Need based aid is offered

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