Lehigh University facts and figures - more on Lehigh 2010 Profile
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.
The university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science.
Lehigh offers more than 90 undergraduate programs and majors featuring more than 2,000 courses, many of which easily transfer among Lehigh's 4 colleges.
For nearly 145 years, Lehigh has provided thoughtful solutions to challenges across the globe. The university has long played a groundbreaking role in interdisciplinary research and education. Students work inside and outside their fields of study in order to understand that solutions come with cooperation and partnerships that extend far beyond the classroom.
Today, research and scholarship at Lehigh continues to advance knowledge and shape the world in the 21st century. Students work side-by-side with internationally recognized faculty who translate the fundamentals and bring theory to practice – all for the benefit of society.
Lehigh faculty members are world-class scholars who are known for their excellence in research.
A total of 648 faculty teach at Lehigh University, 443 of whom are full-time faculty. A small student-to-faculty ratio allows faculty to work closely with students spanning Lehigh's 4 colleges—each of which offers advanced degrees.
Founded in 1865, Lehigh is a coeducational, non-denominational and private university. Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Lehigh is comprised of 1,600 acres on 3 contiguous campuses: The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus.
Lehigh features more than 153 buildings with 4.3 million-plus square feet of classroom, laboratory, office and living space. It also has 180 acres of playing fields and half of the campus is preserved as open space.