The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science at Lehigh University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions John P. Coulter
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $75

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science at Lehigh University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 3,158
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 731
Overall acceptance rate 23.1% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 455 verbal
756 quantitative
3.38 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 486 verbal
775 quantitative
3.39 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​~inbioe/​
(610) 758-4091
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​lehigh.​edu
(610) 758-4261
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​~incee/​
(610) 758-3530
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​lehigh.​edu/​compe/​
(610) 758-3099
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cse.​lehigh.​edu/​
(610) 758-3065
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​lehigh.​edu/​
(610) 758-4072
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​ise/​
(610) 758-4051
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​~incee/​
(610) 758-3530
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​ise/​
(610) 758-4051
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​~inmatsci
(610) 758-4222
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​~inmem/​
(610) 758-4107
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​lehigh.​edu/​esei
(610) 758-3650
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 727
Master’s (full-time) 88
Master’s (part-time) 75
Ph.D. (full-time) 564
Ph.D. (part-time) 0

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 241
Total master’s graduates 199
International master’s graduates 41.2%
Minority master’s graduates 6.5%
Female master’s graduates 32.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 42
International Ph.D. graduates 76.2%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 2.4%
Female Ph.D. graduates 19.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 6 1.5%
Chemical 13 11.8%
Civil 9 10.7%
Computer engineering 4 2.8%
Computer science 14 7.2%
Electrical 15 7.8%
Engineering management 0 1.7%
Environmental 6 4.3%
Industrial / Manufacturing 14 23.7%
Materials 11 5.1%
Mechanical 23 20.4%
Other 0 3.2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 105
Part-time faculty 10
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 10

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $22,899,021
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 60

Engineering School Ranking

#43 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#44 in Chemical
#24 in Civil
#57 in Computer Engineering
#57 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#41 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#17 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#30 in Materials
#44 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 43
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Overall acceptance rate 23.1% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 766
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 5.4:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 42
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $22,899,021
Research expenditures per faculty member $216,028
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 9.5%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 727

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 727

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 652
Minority students 4.1%
International students 64.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 75
Minority students 16.0%
International students 5.3%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Linda Bell
Financial aid phone (610) 758-3181

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,220 per credit
Part-time: $1,220 per credit
Required fees $0 per year
Room and board $10,800
Books and supplies $1,200
Miscellaneous expenses $1,520

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 36
Teaching assistants 64
Research assistants 201
Other appointments 60