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Lehigh University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Bethlehem, PA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$74,255
Tuition and Fees
$57,450
Room and Board
$14,740
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,065
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@lehigh.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003289
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
938 (66.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
608 (64.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
607 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
533 (87.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Award
$53,876
Need-Based Gift
Received by 600 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,666
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 581 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,183
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 92 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
55 (3.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,909

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,860 (56.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,084 (72.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,081 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,863 (89.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
99%
Average Award
$53,951
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,066 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,745
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,982 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,711
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 374 (18.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
233 (4.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,202

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$39,609
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Communication, Engineering/Technologies, International Studies, Military Science
Number of Awards
129
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
66
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
15
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
95
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,943

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