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Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Top National Universities

The university has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding national universities.

Story by

Carina Sitkus

Photography by

Matt Stanley

In its just-released 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, Lehigh ranks No. 49 among 389 institutions across the United States that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Among national universities, Lehigh is ranked No. 21 in the nation in the “best value” category and No. 31 in “undergraduate teaching.” Lehigh is also ranked No. 58 among “most innovative schools.”

The U.S. News overall ranking takes into account a number of factors that include graduation and retention rates, class size, SAT scores, student excellence, academic reputation and alumni giving.

Among the best undergraduate engineering programs whose highest degree is a Ph.D., Lehigh’s P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science ranked No. 48 in the country, based on a survey of peers. Lehigh’s undergraduate program in the College of Business was ranked No. 81, based on peer assessment.

To aid prospective students and their families in their decision-making, Lehigh provides a wealth of information on academics, resources, campus life, and scholarship and financial aid offerings.

Please see the university’s institutional profile.

Story by

Carina Sitkus

Photography by

Matt Stanley

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