Statement of Accreditation Status

Lehigh University

  • CEO: Dr. Joseph Helble, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jennifer Jensen
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027

Contact Information

27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

(610) 758-3000

www.lehigh.edu

  • June 21, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review process. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope

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