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									LEHIGH
University
             Consider the
             Challenge




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                 Overview

•   Lehigh’s classification in higher education
•   General Academic Information
•   Special Programs
•   Student Life
•   Admissions and Financial Aid
•   Summary
          General Description

Medium sized comprehensive
research institution with
three undergraduate
colleges
   Lehigh’s Place in Higher Education

• Classified as Research 1
• No classification for mid-sized
  comprehensive
• Ranked top 40 by US NEWS
• Selected by US NEWS as a
  top 20 athletic program
               Our Strengths

• Lehigh is the right size
• Faculty do research and teach the classes
• Students blend the liberal arts and pre-
  professional programs
• Hands-on real world experiences
• Lehigh combines the scholarship of a research
  institution with the teaching of a liberal arts
  college
              Faculty and Classes

• Student to faculty ratio 11:1
• Avg. class size 25-30 students
• 80% of classes have less than 30 students
• All classes are taught by
 professors
• 99% of faculty have PhD or
 terminal degree in their field
                   Campuses

• Asa Packer - Main academic and residential campus.
• Mountaintop - Houses College of Education,
  Biological Sciences and Chemical Engineering,
  ATLSS center, Energy Research Center
• Goodman - home to athletic fields, Stabler Arena,
  Indoor Tennis Facility, and Rauch Field House
• 1600 acres total (684 hectares)
• One contiguous land mass
       College of Arts and Sciences

• 50+ majors and 42% of all students
• A true liberal arts college
  within the university
• 1900 students and
  190 faculty
• Students earn a Liberal
  Arts degree and take
  Business and Engineering
  courses
                    College of Arts and
                     Sciences Majors
•Africana Studies   •Cognitive Science         •Natural Science
•American Studies   •Computer Science          •Philosophy
•Anthropology       •Economics                 •Physics
•Architecture       •English                   •Political Science
•Art                •Engineering Bioscience    •Pre-Med, Dental, Optometry
•Asian Studies      •Environmental Science     •Psychology
•Astronomy and      •French                    •Science Technology and Society
Astrophysics
                    •German                    •Spanish
•Behavioral
                    •History                   •Sociology
Neuroscience
                    •International Careers     •Religion
•Biology
                    •International Relations   •Russian Studies
•Biochemistry
                    •Journalism                •Theatre
•Chemistry
                    •Mathematics               •Urban Studies
•Classics
                    •Molecular Biology         •Women’s Studies
                    •Music
            College of Business
              and Economics

• 9 majors 24% of incoming class
• Triple accredited by AACSB
• 28% of graduating class
• New cross-college
   programs
• Many students will minor
  or major in a Liberal Arts
  college major
           College of Business and
             Economics Majors
•   Accounting
•   Business Economics
•   Business Information Systems
•   Computer Science and Business
•   Economics
•   Finance
•   Management
•   Marketing
•   Supply Chain Management
 P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and
            Applied Science

• 15 majors
• 34% of students
• Co-op program for students
  in the top 1/3 of the class
• Several new programs
• Students visit the Arts college
  and take minors often in
  Music and Theatre
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and
       Applied Science Majors

• Applied Science          • Engineering Physics
• Bio-Engineering          • Environmental Engineering
• Chemical Engineering     • Industrial Engineering
• Civil Engineering        • Information and Systems
• Computer Engineering       Engineering
• Computer Science         • Materials Science and
• Computer Science and       Engineering
  Business
                           • Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering Mechanics
            College of Education

• Mainly graduate program
• Can minor in education as undergrad
• BS-BA/Masters of
  Education five-year
  combined degree program
• Certified in 37 states
• College of ED rated 38th
  nationally
• School psychology
  program rated in top 10
      Special/New Academic Programs

•   IBE (Integrated Business and Engineering)
•   Accelerated Medical, Dental, Optometry
•   IPD (Integrated Product Development)
•   College Scholar Program
•   Bio-Engineering
•   Environmental Engineering
•   Computer Science and Business
 Special/New Academic Programs



• Information and Systems Engineering
  and the Leadership Program
• Martindale Scholars
• Tauck Scholars
• Clipper Project
• Pool Scholars
  Study Abroad Opportunities

• Semester and year long programs
• More than 50 approved programs
  in 30 countries
• Students pay Lehigh tuition and are
  eligible for Lehigh financial aid
• Faculty lead 3 winter break programs
  and 8 summer programs in 11
  different countries
   Career Planning and Placement
• Career counseling
   • 333+ companies interview on campus
   • The high level of hands on experience allows
     Lehigh students to talk to employers about
     they have done here rather than what they
     would like to do in their first job
   • 59% of class of 2001 got their job through
     on campus programs
• Internships and Externships
       Job Placement Statistics
• All data reported 6 months after
  graduation
• Average placement from 1996-2001
 66.0% employed
 23.5% graduate school
   5.6% military and other
   4.8% still seeking
• Lehigh graduates are consistently above
  the national average for starting salary
                  Housing
• Freshman and Sophomores are
  guaranteed housing
• Housing lottery is for location as supply
  exceeds demand
• Dormitories and Apartment Style Living
• Special Interest Housing
• Fraternities and Sororities
• Off-campus housing
• 20% of students live
  off campus
                  Social Opportunities

• 95% of students stay on-campus on weekends
• Over 150 groups and organizations on campus

   •   24 varsity sports
   •   24 club sports
   •   Arts Programs
   •   Fraternities and Sororities
   •   Community Services
   •   Communications
   •   Religious, political clubs
               General Facts
•   One hour from Philadelphia
•   One 1/2 hours from NYC
•   International Airport 10 min away
•   Historic Bethlehem
•   Shopping Mall and theaters
•   Bethlehem Works
•   A true “Metro-burban” campus with the city on
    one side, a mountain with deer in the middle,
    and corn fields on the other side
     Application Process

• Transcript
• Standardized Tests
• Guidance counselor and one teacher
  recommendation
• Extracurricular activities
• Application/Essay
• Campus visit
        Admitted Students Profile
• Foundation of solid courses and grades
  honors, AP’s, IB, or other accelerated courses

• Standardized Tests
  SAT’s mid range 1210-1350 ACT’s range 28-31
  25% of students fall above and below range

• Rank in class
  Approximately 50% come from schools that provide a rank
  in class
  Most have rank or GPA in the top 15% of class

• Most students have some leadership roles
           Application Options


• We accept the common application
• Electronic applications through LU web site
• No preference which application you fill out
            Application Deadlines

• Early Decision
  • November 15
  • Binding
  • Decision mid December
• Regular Decision
  •   January 1
  •   Accelerated Medical Program Dec 1 deadline
  •   Reply by end of March
  •   Deposit by May 1
                 Financial Aid

• Most aid is need-based
• 2 forms to fill out
   • FAFSA - Federal Application for Student Aid
   • College Scholarship Service Profile (CSS Profile)
   • Previous year’s income tax returns and W-2’s
• Average package $19,697 of which $15,500 is in
  grant money
• Lehigh students receiving financial aid - 53%
      Presidential Scholarship


• Fifth year tuition-free
• Graduate with 3.75 GPA or better
• Can be used for second
  bachelor’s or toward
  master’s
         Asa Packer Scholars

• $15,000/year
• Chosen from the applicant pool and
  representing approximately the top 5% of
  all applicants
• Students demonstrate outstanding
  performance inside and outside class
• Must maintain a 3.2 GPA
           Dean’s Scholars

• $10,000/year
• Students who excel academically and
   demonstrate leadership skills
• Take part in special trips, social events,
  educational opportunities
• Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
Baker and Choral Arts Scholarships

•   Baker for theater and instrumental
•   Choral for vocal
•   Offer to approximately 6 students
•   $2,500 per year for 4 years
•   Do not need to major or minor in
    music at Lehigh, just need to participate
  Air Products Scholars Program

• Provides $5,000 scholarships for students
  of color in chemical, mechanical, and
  materials science engineering
• Provides mentorships by Air Products and
  Chemicals, Inc. employees
• Provides summer job with the chance to
  make $5-6,000 in salary
           Rodale Program in
         On-line Communication


• Students write, research, design and produce
  web sites, email bulletins, CD-ROMs and
  other new media to prepare for careers in
  on-line communication
• $2,500 scholarship
           Unisys Program

• Students and faculty work on Unisys
  Corporation research projects
• Interact with Unisys personnel and learn
  state-of-the-art business solutions
• Unisys will offer summer job for three
  summers and will pay 1/3 of fall semester
  tuition after a summer of employment
                  Summary

• Comprehensive University
• Heart and soul of a liberal arts college
• Small enough to be personal and
  large enough to be powerful
• Committed to both need
  based and merit aid
• Depth and breadth of
  offerings both academic
  and extracurricular
LEHIGH
Worth
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