Lehigh University is one of the largest private universities in USA and spans over 2,358 acres of land. Founded in 1865 by the railroad tycoon Asa Packer, the university is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The university comprises of 3 campuses: The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus and Murray H. Goodman Campus. The university is a 70-mile drive from Philadelphia and 85 mile from New York City.
The university comprises of 4 colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Education and P.C. Rossin College of Applied Engineering and Applied Science. Through these colleges the university offers numerous programs at under graduate and graduate levels. The most popular majors at Lehigh University include: Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Finance, General, Mechanical Engineering, and Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
The university has a total student population of more than 7,000 of which over 5,000 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 10:1 and the acceptance rate of 30%. The university contributes roughly 65,000 hours of community service annually and was the sixth university worldwide to be recognised by UNO as a NGO.
Notable Alumni: David A. Bader (Professor at Georgia Tech), Andrea Tantaros (Political contributor on Fox News Channel)
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