About Lehigh University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Lehigh University cost?

Lehigh University Cost of Attendance
In-state $48,320
Out-of-state $48,320
On-Campus Room and Board $12,690
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,280
Average Annual Cost $27,478
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Lehigh University Financial Aid and Debt


Students paying down their debt


Typical Total Student Debt


Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 67% $32,696
Federal Grants 15% $5,185
Pell grants 15% $4,377
Other federal grants 3% $3,875
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 8% $3,656
Institutional grants or scholarships 47% $31,382
Student loan aid 46% $9,358
Federal student loans 45% $6,268
Other student loans 12% $16,219

Lehigh University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Do community service 236 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Lehigh University Admissions

What is Lehigh University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 26%
Average GPA 3.75
SAT Submissions 58% of applicants
SAT Reading 590-680
SAT Math 640-740
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 42% of applicants
Composite Score 29-32

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Lehigh University Campus Life


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Forbes Ranking


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5325
Living on campus
Transfer Students 2%
Under Age 25 52%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Lehigh University Graduation Success


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Four-Year Graduation Rate


Average Salary After Graduation

About Lehigh University

Lehigh is a premier private residential research university. Most students live on campus, allowing research and discovery to happen almost anywhere. Lehigh is ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year, and has earned a reputation for their entrepreneurial and interdisciplinary approach to learning.


27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify