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Lehigh ranked among nation's top research universities

Lehigh has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding research universities.

In its just-released 2014 “Guide to America’s Best Colleges,” the news magazine ranks Lehigh 41st among 281 institutions across the United States (173 public, 101 private and seven for-profit) that offer undergraduate majors as well as master’s and doctoral degrees.

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 35th in the country. Last year, the engineering college was ranked 39th.

In addition, Lehigh is rated 30th in the nation for “great schools, great prices.”

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 10, 2013

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