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Tuition & Aid

At Lehigh, we have a long-standing commitment to need-based financial aid and continually seek new ways to provide access to a Lehigh education for all admitted students.

At Lehigh, we have a long-standing commitment to need-based financial aid and continually seek new ways to provide access to a Lehigh education for all admitted students.

We encourage all applicants to file for financial aid. If you don't apply, you may miss out on a range of opportunities to help fund your education through loans, grants or even scholarships!

We're here to guide you through the financial aid process and to provide you with the information and resources you need to plan for funding your education.

Step 1: Review the types of aid available

Step 2: Find out what forms you need to submit and apply for Financial Aid by the appropriate deadlines

Step 3: Review your financial aid award if applicable and ask any questions to help you understand the award and make the best decision for you and your family

Lehigh University follows the Higher Education Act and National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP) and thus does not compensate our admission and financial aid professionals for securing enrollments or awarding of financial aid.

For more information on need-based aid, please contact:
Office of Financial Aid
Lehigh University
27 Memorial Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: (610) 758-3181
Fax: (610) 758-6211

Email: financialaid@lehigh.edu
Website: http://www.lehigh.edu/financialaid

Tuition and Costs

The typical costs of attendance for the '14-'15 academic year include the following:
Tuition: $44,520
Technology fee: $370
Typical first-year housing: $6,820
Full meal plan: $5,060
Direct-billed expense: $56,770

Estimated books and personal expenses: $2,065
Total expected cost of attendance*: $58,835

* For students in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, there is an additional fee of $480.

SAMPLE FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE

Total expected cost of attendance: $58,835
Total expected family contribution: $24,655
Estimated need: $34,180
Estimated grants (institutional/fed/state): $27,480
Estimated loans (institutional/federal): $4,500
Estimated work-study: $2,200
Estimated total aid: $34,180

Deadlines

Applicant Type Deadline to file CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® Application** Deadline to file FAFSA Deadline to submit 2013 Federal Tax Returns* **
Deadline to submit 2014 Federal Tax Returns* ** & Lehigh University Financial Aid Application**
Early Decision I November 15 February 1 November 15
February 15
Early Decision II January 15 February 1 January 15 February 15
Regular Decision February 1 February 1 N/A February 15
Fall Transfer March 1 April 1 N/A April 1

*Note: Federal Tax Returns must be submitted for custodial parent, student, non-custodial parent (if applicable), and business taxes (if applicable) by the deadlines given.
**These items are required if you are applying for institutional need-based financial aid. You do not need to submit these items if you are applying for Federal Aid only.

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