LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

College of Business

USD 10,000 - USD 50,000 loan size
up to 20 years loan term

Courses supported

MS in Financial Engineering
MS in Applied Economics
MS in Management
One-Year MBA
MS in Business Analytics

About the school

Accredited by AACSB, Lehigh University – College of Business is redefining higher education with a Business Innovation Building spread over 74,000 square feet. Tech-powered flexible classrooms, project and meeting spaces, and a behavioural research lab ensure that you gear up for real-world problems with confidence. In addition to offering full-time and part-time MBA programmes, the college also provides STEM-designated specialty masters programmes in Applied Economics, Business Analytics, Financial Engineering, and Management, as well as a Ph.D. program in Business and Economics and executive education programmes. The college is considered the best for online MBA programmes by U.S. News & World Report. Around 80,000 Lehigh University alumni members also offer ample scope for networking here.

Where is the school located?

The College of Business is situated in the city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and close to art galleries, museums, and historically famous industrial sites.

Life at College of Business

Whether you are keen on sports, theatre, or culture, you have more than 200 clubs to choose from. State-of-the-art halls like Baker and Grace, the Lehigh University Art Gallery, and the Goodman Stadium allow you to pursue your passions and sharpen your performance.

As a graduate student, you can choose from off-campus rental housing, options owned and operated by the university, and affiliated housing. These feature modern facilities and amenities, including air conditioning, a kitchen, a fitness centre, an outdoor grill, and a community room, to name a few. The university offers a variety of dining options as well, from cafes and food trucks to conventional eateries to suit the taste buds of students from different countries.

Additional benefits of studying at College of Business

At the College of Business, peer tutoring, workshops, and study skills assistance help you to maximise your potential. You get the chance to develop your entrepreneurship acumen and skills via the Nasdaq Centre, a partnership venture. Innovative programmes and real-world learning experiences can help you get industry-ready while connecting with established leaders. The college also offers financial aid based on your need and merit in the form of external scholarships, department funding, and loans. To facilitate experiential learning, research, and thought leadership, the college brings you GO: The Campaign, which supports many international, academic, and athletic programmes. At a broad level, the campaign involves investing in technology and top-quality facilities, attracting the best in faculty, and enhancing professional development and recruitment efforts.

Bethlehem campus

City

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

City Population

75,624

Region

Northeastern United States

Climate

Temperate

Nearest Airport

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Fast facts

  • Ranked among the top 50 in online MBA in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranked 16 for top online MBA by Poets & Quants
  • $81,000 was the average starting salary for business graduates in 2022
  • $94,000 was average starting salary for Lehigh On-Year MBA graduates in 2022. $78,000 was the median starting salary for Lehigh Business specialty masters graduates in 2022. 74% of full-time students receive university scholarship

Admissions criteria

In general, your application needs to include these types of information:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume (covering educational and professional accomplishments)
  • Essay (one-page recommended, covering your background and unique perspective)
  • GPA: 3.3 or above
  • GMAT/GRE: optional (GRE preferred)
  • Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended previously (in native language and English translation)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Other costs which are not consistent throughout school admissions information online:
  • Cost per credit hour
  • Distance education rate per credit hour
  • Wellness fee
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Health insurance

To check updates or get more information on admission and financial assistance, please consult the school’s website.

International students must additionally meet the following requirements:

  • Proof of English proficiency (Pathway I): Successful completion of an undergraduate or 2-year graduate degree primarily delivered in English from an accredited institution AND 75% / 100% of the instruction occurred in a country on the Lehigh Business country/territory list.

  • Proof of English proficiency (Pathway II): Same as Pathway I but applicable for — India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, or Liberia AND any 2 options from: Duolingo English Test Official letter from school verifying all courses were taught in English Zoom interview with a team member from Lehigh Business Graduate Admissions Team Official letter proving completion of the highest level in an accredited UK, US, Australian, or Canadian intensive English programme.

  • Proof of English proficiency (neither Pathway I nor II): IELTS (7)/TOEFL (94)/Duolingo (125) along with an interview for TOEFL or Duolingo

Job placements

As per the career outcomes of the Class of 2022, 95% of students who completed their master’s degree are employed, continuing education, or pursuing volunteer or military service. The average starting salary for Lehigh One-Year MBA graduates was $94,000. The median starting salary for Lehigh Business specialty masters graduates was $78,000. They were hired across multiple industries, such as consulting, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and energy.

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Source: Lehigh University - College of Business

Last updated: 05 Dec 2023

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