College Scholarship Search College Search Career Exploration College Admissions Articles Financial Aid and Student Loan Calculators Compare Student Loans
Search:
OverviewAcademicsAdmissions
Student LifeTuition/AidNewsHangouts
Search Lehigh University's website

Degrees Offered

Associate's Degree:
Bachelor's Degree:
Master's Degree:
Professional Degree:
Doctoral Degree:

Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 9.5 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 17%
10-19 Students: 31%
20-29 Students: 24%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 7%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
94%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 72%
5 Years: 83%
6 Years: 85%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Cross-registration
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
Internships
ROTC
  Army
  Navy
  Air Force
Student-designed major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College



Most Popular Degrees

Major Category

% of Bachelor's Degrees

1.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services28%
2.  Engineering23%
3.  Social sciences8%
4.  Psychology6%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences4%
6.  Computer and information sciences and support services4%
7.  Communication, journalism, and related programs4%
8.  Visual and performing arts4%
9.  Architecture and related services3%
10.  English language and literature/letters3%

Required Courses

Arts/Fine Arts
Computer Literacy
English (Including Composition)
Foreign Languages
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Philosophy
Sciences (Biological or Physical)
Social Science

Student Services

Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
for Current Students

College Credit

Dual Credit
Credit for Life Experiences
Advanced Placement

Majors

Major Category/Major

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Ecology Yes   
Evolutionary Biology  Yes Yes
Molecular Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other  Yes  
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes Yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies  Yes  
Finance, General YesYes  
Logistics and Materials Management YesYes  
Management Science, General  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General YesYes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other Yes   
Journalism Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other Yes   
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Information Science/Studies YesYes  

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Education, Other  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design    Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes Yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Yes   
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, Other YesYes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering YesYes Yes
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Polymer/Plastics Engineering  Yes Yes
Structural Engineering YesYes Yes
Systems Engineering  Yes  

Major Category/Major

English language and literature/letters
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pre-Dentistry Studies Yes   
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   

History
History, General YesYes  

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics    Yes
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes
Statistics, General YesYes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Cognitive Science Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Neuroscience Yes   
Science, Technology and Society Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

Physical sciences
Astrophysics Yes   
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General Yes   
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Counseling Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
International Relations and Affairs Yes   
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Sociology YesYes  
Urban Studies/Affairs Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition Yes   
Music, General Yes   

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2009 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.