Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)


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Lehigh University is ranked 27 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 87 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 63%
Applicants who took ACT 37%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+17%
600-69956%
600+72%

SAT Math Score

700+46%
600-69942%
600+88%

ACT Score

30-3667%
24-2930%
24+97%

Students applied12,843
Students admitted3,905
Admission rate30%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate74%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,920
Fees$400
Room and board$12,690
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$62,010

Cost after need-based aid$27,132
Cost after non-need-based aid$48,408

Average debt at graduation$34,940

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$76,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met97%
Average need-based aid$34,878
Average non-need-based aid$13,602

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,075

Full-Time

Men2,766
Women2,235

Part-Time

Men51
Women23

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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