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About Lehigh

A Vibrant, Dynamic Campus Community

About Lehigh

Located in Pennsylvania's beautiful Lehigh Valley, Lehigh is one of the nation's most distinguished private research universities. Through academic rigor, an entrepreneurial mindset and collaborative opportunities we challenge our students to become the leaders of the future.

Lehigh at a Glance

With five distinguished colleges and an ideal student-to-faculty ratio, Lehigh offers world-class academic opportunities on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. View more university statistics >


student-to-faculty ratio


of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience


increase in federal research funding over the last two years


NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women


of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity


unique employers hired Lehigh graduates from the class of 2023

Undeniably Lehigh

For more than 150 years, Lehigh has had its eye on the future, redefining what it means to lead every step of the way.

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Campus Events

Lehigh University offers exciting events throughout the year for members of the campus community as well as our friends and neighbors throughout the Lehigh Valley.

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Maps & Directions

Located a short drive from New York City and Philadelphia, Lehigh is easily reached via road and air. Plan your trip to campus here.

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Virtual Tour

Follow along on an undergraduate admissions tour to experience our beautiful campus, and learn about life at Lehigh along the way.

Explore Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley

Located in the heart of the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem is a vibrant city, rich in history and culture and known for its small-town friendliness and feel.

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University Leadership

Lehigh’s leadership continues the important work of furthering the university's efforts to achieve excellence in teaching, research and service. Learn more about university leadership >

Diversity & Inclusion

At Lehigh we celebrate the fact that our faculty, staff and students hail from diverse backgrounds. Our commitment to inclusion has never been stronger. Learn more about diversity & inclusion >


Every Lehigh employee plays an important role in supporting an institution that impacts not only our students and our region, but the entire world. Learn more about employment at Lehigh >

A Proud and Enduring Legacy

Our founder, the industrial pioneer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Asa Packer, laid the foundation for a university that has since educated generations of students and served as a force of positive societal change.

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