Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address27 Memorial Drive West
School Websitewww.lehigh.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lehigh University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 15,622 students applied to Lehigh University. Of those students, 3,488 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lehigh University was $52,480, in addition to fees of $450. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lehigh University.

Lehigh University has a 87% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Lehigh University acceptance rate is 22%. To put this into perspective, 3,488 of the 15,622 students who applied to Lehigh University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lehigh University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lehigh University had an SAT score between the range of 1,270 and 1,450. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lehigh University was between 29 and 33 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Lehigh University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lehigh University, the tuition for in-state residents is $52,480. Combined with fees of $450, room and board costs of $13,600, other expenses of $1,065 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $68,595.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $52,930 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Lehigh University to $68,595 for out-of-state students.

Students at Lehigh University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lehigh University was $4,864 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

Lehigh University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lehigh University.

Lehigh University has a good gender split, with 46% of undergraduates being female and 54% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 67% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 23% of students come from in-state and 10% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Lehigh University is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Lehigh University to thrive in your studies.

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