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Lehigh ranked among nation’s top research universities

Lehigh continues to be ranked among the nation’s outstanding research universities in the latest <em>U.S. News & World Report</em> rankings.

Lehigh University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding research universities. In the just released 2012 “Guide to America’s Best Colleges,” Lehigh University is ranked 38th.

In addition, Lehigh is ranked 28th in the nation for “great schools, great prices.”

Among the best undergraduate engineering programs whose highest degree is a Ph.D., Lehigh’s P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science ranked 42nd in the country.

The U.S. News ranking takes into account a number of factors that include graduation and retention rates, class size, SAT scores, selectivity, academic reputation, and alumni giving.

To aid prospective students and their families in their decision-making, Lehigh provides a wealth of information on academics, resources, campus life, and scholarship and financial aid offerings. Please see the university’s institutional profile.

Story by Linda Harbrecht

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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