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 Lehigh University

Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

General information:(610)758-3000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:7,055(4,869 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:10 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $38,630 $39,780 $40,960 -3%
Out-of-state $38,630 $39,780 $40,960 -3%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $10,200 $10,520 $10,840 -3%
Other $1,220 $1,220 $1,220 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $10,200 $10,520 $10,840 -3%
Other $1,220 $1,220 $1,220 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $1,220 $1,220 $1,220 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $51,050 $52,520 $54,020 -4%
Off Campus $51,050 $52,520 $54,020 -4%
Off Campus with Family $40,850 $42,000 $43,180 -2%
Out-of-state
On Campus $51,050 $52,520 $54,020 -4%
Off Campus $51,050 $52,520 $54,020 -4%
Off Campus with Family $40,850 $42,000 $43,180 -2%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $40,660
In-state fees $300
Out-of-state tuition $40,660
Out-of-state fees $300
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $21,960
In-state fee $0
Out-of-state tuition $21,960
Out-of-state fees $0
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 837 69% --
Grant or scholarship aid 639 53% $17,845,868 $27,928
Federal grants 231 19% $1,455,805 $6,302
Pell grants 198 16% $782,305 $3,951
Other federal grants 70 6% $673,500 $9,621
State/local government grant or scholarships 86 7% $221,973 $2,581
Institutional grants or scholarships 621 51% $16,168,090 $26,036
Student loan aid 611 50% $4,243,686 $6,945
Federal student loans 602 50% $3,109,093 $5,165
Other student loans 79 7% $1,134,593 $14,362
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,533 53% $67,352,705 $26,590
Pell grants 703 15% $2,890,012 $4,111
Federal student loans 2,200 46% $13,654,717 $6,207

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 7,055
Undergraduate enrollment 4,869
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 49
Graduate enrollment 2,186
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$70

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$75

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,578 6,591 4,987
Percent admitted 33% 32% 36%
Percent admitted who enrolled 32% 10% 11%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 905 75%
ACT 302 25%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 580 680
SAT Math 640 720
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 28 31
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 96 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 127137
Baseball 36-
Basketball 1515
Field Hockey -23
Football 105-
Golf 710
Lacrosse 4925
Rowing -41
Soccer 2226
Softball -18
Swimming and Diving 3425
Tennis 911
Volleyball -14
Wrestling 33-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1921 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

12/03/1993 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

05/18/1999 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1990 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations97 11
Liquor law violations130164167
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 778
Liquor law violations 7197101
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 113
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 310
Aggravated assault 100
Burglary 9189
Motor vehicle theft 100
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 113
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 9188
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate1.9%
Number in default14
Number in repayment707

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00328900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architectural History and Criticism, General1--
Architecture29--
Category total30--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African Studies1--
American/United States Studies/Civilization05-
Asian Studies/Civilization1--
Russian Studies0--
Women's Studies0--
Category total45-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry9--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General270-
Evolutionary Biology-02
Molecular Biology3111
Neuroscience250-
Category total64113
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting1223-
Business Administration and Management, General-31-
Business/Managerial Economics19222
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other-2-
Finance, General2555-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management27-
Management Information Systems and Services, Other-0-
Management Information Systems, General3--
Management Science811-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General146-
Project Management-20-
Category total4271772
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism2--
Technical and Scientific Communication2--
Category total17--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science0113
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other16--
Information Science/Studies04-
Category total50153
Education Colleges
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-19-
Curriculum and Instruction--0
Education, Other-13-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-395
Educational/Instructional Technology-71
Elementary Education and Teaching-17-
International and Comparative Education-15-
Secondary Education and Teaching-19-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--1
Special Education and Teaching, General-192
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other-0-
Category total-1489
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering240-
Chemical Engineering3837
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering-1-
Civil Engineering, General475-
Computer Engineering, General1261
Electrical and Electronics Engineering233714
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1--
Engineering, Other430
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering322
Industrial Engineering32102
Manufacturing Engineering-5-
Materials Engineering3422
Mechanical Engineering81356
Polymer/Plastics Engineering-12
Structural Engineering0335
Systems Engineering-0-
Category total29914341
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General937
Category total3537
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1--
French Language and Literature3--
German Language and Literature1--
Spanish Language and Literature3--
Category total11--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Pre-Dentistry Studies0--
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies3--
Category total3--
History Colleges
History, General455
Category total2055
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-00
Mathematics, General062
Statistics, General15-
Category total9112
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Ancient Studies/Civilization1--
Biological and Physical Sciences0--
Cognitive Science0--
International/Global Studies1--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other8--
Science, Technology and Society1--
Category total25--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies4--
Natural Resources Management and Policy-10-
Category total410-
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy1--
Religion/Religious Studies3--
Category total7--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy0--
Astrophysics2--
Chemistry, General8418
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other231
Geology/Earth Science, General00-
Physics, General299
Category total265318
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology--9
Psychology, General433
School Psychology-44
Category total64716
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology0--
International Relations and Affairs3--
Political Science and Government, General612-
Sociology49-
Urban Studies/Affairs0--
Category total10921-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2--
Art/Art Studies, General3--
Design and Visual Communications, General2--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General5--
Music History, Literature, and Theory0--
Music, General0--
Category total38--
Grand total142609106