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Lehigh University


Founded in 1865, Lehigh is a coeducational, non-denominational and private university. Located in Bethlehem, Pa., Lehigh is in close proximity to New York City (75 miles) and Philadelphia (50 miles).


Lehigh students can pursue their studies across our five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Education and the new College of Health.


We foster a culture of discovery, built on our recognition that new understanding and graduates who carry a spirit of inquiry into the world are our greatest contributions to society. Research at Lehigh is at the center of how we look at the world, how we work to contribute to its betterment, and how we educate.


Every Lehigh employee is part of an organization that impacts not only our region, but also the world.

As with our students, we expect the highest quality from our staff and faculty. And we believe our employees meet that expectation every day. In return, Lehigh offers an exciting academic atmosphere, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits.

We encourage our current employees to build their careers here. We also welcome new applicants who wish to join our dynamic community of professionals. 

Student services

Lehigh University welcomes students from all over the world. We offer a number of services, programs, organizations and events that help international students acclimate to their new environment, and to avail themselves of all the opportunities for intellectual and personal growth that the university offers.

Housing services

Lehigh students will find a welcome home on the Asa Packer Campus in Bethlehem, where they will be immersed in a vibrant living and learning environment. They will have all the comforts of home while living in residence halls that are conveniently located to classrooms, dining options, health and safety services and social opportunities.

Library services

Access library resources (books, journals, databases, Special Collections, Digital Library); see hours and locations; receive research assistance.

ICT services

LTS is pleased to announce that Lehigh University is providing campus-wide access to the latest version of MATLAB, Simulink, and 48 companion Toolboxes.

Medical services

The health, safety and well-being of our students is of paramount concern, underscoring the university’s clear and unwavering focus on our students. We are committed to providing the safe living and learning environment that helps each student reach his or her full potential, with a focus on prevention and education.

Campus life

Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia and is right in the middle of the Mid-Atlantic corridor. The Lehigh Valley region is home to about 750,000 people, giving our students and the campus community plenty to do. Our campus is on South Mountain in Bethlehem and actually consists of three contiguous areas: The Asa Packer Campus (home to most of our academic and residential buildings), Mountaintop Campus and the Murray H. Goodman Campus (where many of our athletic facilities are located).

Sports facilities

In executing our mission we support the provision of equitable opportunities for all students and staff, in an environment where all individuals are respected and empowered.  Our programs promote and provide opportunities for broad participation, challenging competition, sportsmanship, cooperation, teamwork, commitment, achievement, service to others, enjoyment and the development of enduring attributes and skills.  Programs are offered with intensity levels ranging from NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports, through competitive club sports and intramural sports, to a diversified program of recreational, instructional, and fitness opportunities.

Student clubs

The Lehigh University Student Senate serves as the primary governing body that recognizes clubs and organizations. Benefits of being a Student Senate recognized organization include:

  • Access to resources in the SOuRCe

  • A group page on LINC

  • A booth at the fall and spring club expos

  • Campus Events Advisory Group (CEAG)

  • Event guidance and organizational support from Student Engagement staff

  • Student Senate's funding (annual funding and the co-sponsorship fund)

Lehigh University's College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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