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Lehigh University

27 Memorial Drive West,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – 18015 
Phone: 
(610)758-3000

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

46%

Admissions Yield

23%

Applicants Total

14,107

Admissions Total

6,485

ENROLLMENT

Lehigh University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,451 and a student faculty ratio of 10:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,556
Total Enrollment
7,263
Undergraduate Enrollment
5,451
Graduate Enrollment
1,812
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
94
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10
Enrolled Total
1,519

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Lehigh University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $70
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $57,470
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $74,865
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $74,865

ACT Requirements​

18%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

30%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Lehigh University scored between a 1330 – 1490 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1410. Roughly 36% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
36%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
645
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
680
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
760

Admissions Criteria

The Lehigh University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Recommended

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
5%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
10%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
61%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
9%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

82% of students at Lehigh University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $39,972. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

82%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$39,972

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$31,539

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Lehigh University has an average graduation rate of 78% within 4 years and 87% within 6 years. At Lehigh University, 1,203 students earn a bachelors, 537 receive a master’s, and 90 receive their doctorate.

Roughly n/a% of the student body are from foreign countries,n/a% in-state, and n/a% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
n/a%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,203
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
537
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
90
Graduation rate, total cohort
87
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
78
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
87