Lehigh University is an American private research university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
It was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer and has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. Its undergraduate programs have been coeducational since the 1971–72 academic year. As of 2014, the university had 4,904 undergraduate students and 2,165 graduate students. Lehigh is considered one of the twenty-four Hidden Ivies in the Northeastern United States.
The university has over 680 faculty members; awards and honors recognizing Lehigh faculty and alumni include the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, Fulbright Fellowship, and membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.
The university has four colleges: the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Education. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college today, home to roughly 40% percent of the university’s students. The university offers a variety of degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering, Master of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy.
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- Researchers synthesize a rare critical mineral for first time – February 23, 2016
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- Engineers are catching rainbows with a material that slows light
- Out-Of-This-World Nanoscience: A Computer Chip That Can Assemble Itself?
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- They’re Young, and They’re Restless: Collegiate Inventors Face