Lehigh University

27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015

About Lehigh University

Lehigh University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,809
Student Age% Under 2577%
 % 25 and Over23%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time83%
 % Part-time17%
Race/Ethnicity% White66.3%
 % Black3.1%
 % Asian5.4%
 % Latino4.8%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown9.8%
 % International student11%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyGraphic Design
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted38%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled31%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT13%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800670 / 800
 SAT Math640 / 800720 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite27 / 3631 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,780
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,780
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid62%
 % Undergraduates with Loans45%
 % Undergraduates with Grants51%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,520
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,520
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,220
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,220
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,220

Neighborhood Data for the Bethlehem Area

Median Age34.9
Median Household Income$45,631
Total Population74,965
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.8% 52.2%
 Age 0-951.1%48.9%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2451.9%48.1%
 Age 25-2951.1%48.9%
 Age 30-3946.4%53.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.1%
 % Black7.2%
 % Asian2.7%
 % Latino23.8%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,520
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,520
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$747
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.0%28.6%8.3%
 $500 to $74941.7%33.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.3%26.7%40.4%
 Over $100018.0%11.6%33.8%
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