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#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
7,067
Lehigh University overview
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Online lehigh.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Lehigh University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,389 prospective students applied, and 6,138 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,370 enrolled in the school.  6,118 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 949 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $54,790 plus fees of $470. Lehigh is ranked 43 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Lehigh is rated within the top 12% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Lehigh University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1260/1433
ACT 29/33
Estimated GPA 3.81
Applications Accepted
49.5% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$54,790
Costs for Lehigh University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$470
Room and Board $14,740
Budget for Other Expenses$1,065
Total One Year Cost$72,065

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$89,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lehigh University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Engineering 24%
Social Sciences 9%
Biology 5%
Psychology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213543 IPEDS survey data for Lehigh University.

Current students may use the Lehigh University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.