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Class Profile

Lehigh's Class of 2017 will bring some outstanding traits to our campus. They are one of the most selective classes to ever be admitted to the University as well as one of the most diverse classes we have welcomed to campus.

Note: You can also view the class summary as a PDF.

Undergraduate Enrollment *

Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,904
Retention rate: 94%
Applicants: 12,589
Acceptances: 3,843 (31%)
Matriculants: 1,198 (31%)
Early Decision: 517 (43%)
Lehigh Legacies: 211 (17%)
Financial Aid (Lehigh Grant): 583 (49%)

*Degree-seeking students as of fall 2013.


Classroom Performance

Top 10% 60%
Top 25% 88%
Percentage reporting class rank: 30%


Undergraduate Enrollment by College

College of Arts & Sciences:
more than 50 majors
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science:
20 majors
College of Business & Economics
9 majors
Computer Science & Business 3%
Arts & Engineering 1%

Students of color comprise 23% of total matriculants.

SAT & ACT Information

SAT & ACT ranges of the middle 50% of admitted students:

SAT critical reading: 620-720
SAT math: 670-755
ACT (not including writing score) 29-33


SAT Score ACT Conversion Applicants Admits
1500-1600 34-36 884 528
1400-1490 32-33 2,478 1,126
1300-1390 29-31 3,849 1,359
1200-1290 27-28 2,825 557
1100-1190 24-26 1,430 210
Below 1100 Below 24 676 62
Missing   447 1

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