About Lehigh University
Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University is a premier residential research university. Established in 1865 by Asa Packer, Lehigh has grown into a fully fledged University offering a wide variety of disciplines. Placed on a sprawling 2,350 acres, Lehigh has been awarded 12th in the nation, according to The Wall Street Journal, in college Return on Investment (ROI). Lehigh University is home to four colleges: the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Education, offering a wide array of courses to choose from.
Lehigh has a student populace of approximately 4,883 undergraduate students and 2,187 graduate students. Offering nearly 100 courses to choose, from four colleges, Lehigh has splendid opportunities awaiting its students. Lehigh's average class size is 27 students; while 80% of classes have fewer than 35 students. The undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1, offering personalized attention to the student community. The university operates on a semester system, granting access to its students to even choose courses, minors and so on outside their specific college.
Lehigh students have several lasting traditions: Lehigh's school colors, brown and white, date back to 1874, while school newspaper of the same name was first published in 1894. Student activities at Lehigh are plenty, offering a diverse range of athletics, student organizations, fraternities and societies to choose from.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014