Lehigh University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Around 88% of students who started college at Lehigh University finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Lehigh University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Lehigh University does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Lehigh University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Lehigh University below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Lehigh University does not require all students to complete a senior project.
Lehigh University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Lehigh University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Lehigh University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Lehigh University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
Lehigh University does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
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