This university features a “great academic and social life balance” with a campus “small enough to see familiar faces every day, but big enough to always be meeting new people.” It “boasts a strong engineering program,” and students say it truly “lives up to its academic reputation.” A psychology major says, “People want to learn and want to do well, which creates a really good college environment.” STEM majors praise the prevalence of “open-ended” projects as “bringing new dimension to our learning and understanding the concepts covered in class.” Humanities majors love their “discussion-based classes” and “the variety of courses offered.” Students are grateful for the “strong connection with alumni, which is great for prospective employment." Academics are considered “extremely rigorous and rewarding.”
At Lehigh, living and learning go hand in hand. You’ll get to study and pursue research here on campus and across the world, in some of the most unlikely of places. The cornerstone of the Lehigh experience is flexibility, and we encourage our undergraduate students to take courses outside of your college to create an education that is as unique as you are. You can pursue 90 programs and majors. Remember, your professors will be more than teachers: They will be research partners and mentors.
Student life at Lehigh integrates academics with a vibrant array of organizations and activities, leadership development, residential life, the arts, athletics, and exciting community service opportunities. 25 NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women, 40 intramural and club sports.