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Lehigh University (LU)

Address: 321 E Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA

Description Lehigh University (LU)

Lehigh University (LU) is located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania, Lehigh University is one of the best private research universities in the country. The founder of Lehigh University is a businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Asa Packer, who donated $ 500,000 to create a new university that will serve as the “intellectual and moral improvement” of young men from the Lehigh Valley. Over the course of a century and a half, the university has become one of the most respected institutions of higher education in the country, and its graduates have become world famous. Among the most famous are the heads of Ford and Chrysler corporations, the organizer of the construction of the giant locks of the Panama Canal, as well as leaders and innovators in the world of business, engineering, politics, art, education, space research and many other areas.

The university, which began its activity as a place to study 39 young scientists, is now a thriving, recognized world university with more than 4,600 students and 2,000 postgraduates. The average class size at the university is 29 people. It is worth noting that 43% of students have international experience, and almost half of them include applied work, such as internships or research. Exchange programs allow students and teachers to improve their knowledge, develop in science, and study the experience of the world's foremost scientists. Among the popular educational programs of the university:

  • aerospace engineering;
  • anthropology;
  • Applied Mathematics;
  • art and engineering;
  • astrophysics;
  • biochemistry;
  • bioengineering;
  • information systems for business;
  • clinical psychology;
  • earth and environmental sciences;
  • engineering and technology;
  • health, medicine and society.

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A distinctive feature of the research culture of the university is the focus on interdisciplinary research, encouraging teachers, staff and students from different fields of study to work in close cooperation, inspiring each other for new discoveries. The following interdisciplinary research institutes have been established at Lehigh University:

  • Institute of functional materials and devices.
  • Institute of Data, Intelligent Systems and Computing.
  • Institute of Cyber ​​Physical Infrastructure and Energy.

Interesting Facts

At Lehigh University, there is a position called "Griffin". Griffins, often called resident advisors in other institutions, are becoming an integral part of first-year students. They act as mentors, answer questions and provide information. Griffins develop and plan recreational activities on campus and beyond, activities and travel. The term Griffin comes from the mythological beast of Scythia, which was known for protecting gold. At Lehigh University, this term is used in a metaphorical sense, because it considers its students "gold", which needs protection.

Equipment Lehigh University (LU)

Students are provided with comfortable accommodation on campus, conveniently located in relation to classrooms, restaurants, health services and security. Most of the rooms of Residence Hall are double, but there are also a limited number of single and triple. Each room has a bed, a desk with a chair, a bookshelf, a chest of drawers or built-in drawers, and a wardrobe. Wireless Internet access is available in all areas of the residence (both in the bedrooms and in the common areas). In the halls of the residence, common areas include living rooms, kitchens, study rooms, laundries and game rooms. In each hall there are vending machines.

Students have many options for campus meals. The menu includes vegetarian, kosher and gluten-free dishes. The police station at Lehigh University is committed to providing a safe environment in and around campus. There is a health center on campus with a team of medical specialists providing a range of medical services, including emergency care, routine examinations, immunization, laboratory services, gynecological examinations and contraception counseling, to more than 4,500 students and approximately 2,000 graduate students. Students have access to a library with Internet access, reading rooms, rooms for preparing for classes. The sports life of the institution is also very rich. Team sports are developed here (the Mountain Hawks team), track and field athletics.

University students come here from all over the world, and represent all sectors of society, so the leadership of the institution pays great attention to issues of tolerant relations between students. The campus has established centers for gender diversity and equality, intercultural issues management, an inclusive campus.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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