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Prospective Undergraduate Students


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Here at Lehigh, we look at an engineering education from a different perspective. The field of engineering has greatly evolved over the past century, extending beyond the domain of physical science to embrace new areas that interact intimately with biological and environmental science, information science and technology, and systems science.

As a result, we're redefining an engineering education by creating a rigorous academic program that responds directly to the changing nature of our field. We emphasize the fundamentals and inquiry-based learning, but we also ease the boundaries on traditional disciplines, so you can tap into programs and opportunities across the university that will help you achieve your goals and pursue your interests. Together with hands-on research and real-world experiences, we believe you'll define yourself as more than just an engineer.

While you're here, you'll have the chance to work with some of our world-renowned faculty and researchers, as well as receive guidance from graduate students who can show you the excitement that comes from new knowledge in the classroom and discovery in the labs. But you'll also find many chances to connect with your peers. These will be fellow engineering students, but you'll also gain new experiences by working with peers from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business and Economics.

A network of industry partnerships supports a highly regarded set of cooperative, internship, entrepreneurship and career services programs that will help prepare you for life beyond Lehigh. You will leave Lehigh with not only the skills and tools to be a successful engineer, but the perspective, understanding and context needed to work in and for today's evolving society.