College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs

Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $1,500
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $1,500
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

As Lehigh’s largest college, we are home to the social sciences, arts, humanities, and natural sciences. Here, you anticipate and lead change.

Whether your aspirations are in education, public service, science, or business, the College of Arts and Sciences' 11 graduate programs enhances your prospects. We invite applications from students whose breadth of academic experience and fitness for the specific field of study suggest the potential for scholarly achievement. A highly talented and diverse student body significantly heightens the character and quality of the academic culture and community. To this end, the College of Arts and Sciences is constantly working to increase the pool of graduate scholars from diverse backgrounds. 

Graduate students make significant contributions to Lehigh’s intellectual and social life. Approximately 90% of Arts and Sciences graduate students receive funding, and of that 75% are fully funded. Graduate students in the college experience individual attention combined with state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries and research facilities found only at a research university. Students admitted to a department who are interested in an interdisciplinary approach may design a program of study and research which draws on faculty and facilities in other areas of the college or university. The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant learning environment where quality instruction and innovative scholarship are the norms. Faculty members are accessible and involved in the learning process as teachers, mentors and active scholars. Many are recognized nationally and internationally for their research activities. 

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs

Biological Sciences (MS/Ph.D.)

Chemistry (Ph.D.)

Earth and Environmental Sciences (Ph.D.)

English (MA/Ph.D.)

Environmental Policy (MA)

History (Ph.D.)

Mathematics (MS/Ph.D.)

Physics (Ph.D.)

Political Science (MA)

Psychology (MS/Ph.D.)

Sociology (MS)

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  • Application Fee

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  • checkbox-alt 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt Letters of Recommendation can vary across our programs. Two letters of recommendation is the minimum, but please check the website of the program you are interested in for full requirements.

Application Deadline

Spring 2019 Semester: December 1, 2019

Summer 2020 Session: April 30, 2020

Fall 2020 Semester: July 15, 2020

The Deadline for Department, College, and University Financial Aid for the Fall 2019 semester is January 1, 2020

Please check Department website for earlier deadlines!

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $1,500
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $1,500

Additional Information

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  • checkbox-alt Financial aid offerings can vary across our programs. Approximately 90% of our students receive partial or full funding.

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