|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,505 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Lehigh University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 13,403 applications and only 3,499 students were granted admission. Lehigh University is at the #24 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 42% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 58% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1230 to 1420|
|ACT||29 to 32|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Lehigh University's tuition was $47,920 for all students regardless of residency (78.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of Lehigh University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,535 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lehigh University in 2016-2017, was 572, which is 45% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,358 (which is 9.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Lehigh University has enrolled a total of 7,059 students (6,230 students full-time and 829 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,059 students, 32 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and 5,080 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,979 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 281 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 16%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lehigh University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||19%||281||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||57|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||45|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||27|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||21||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lehigh University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Lehigh University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $64,100. Last year, out of the total 963 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 924 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,134 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,066 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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