General Information
‘‘Located in Pennsylvania's beautiful Lehigh Valley, Lehigh is one of the nation's most distinguished private research universities. Through academic rigor, an entrepreneurial mindset and collaborative opportunities we challenge our students to become the leaders of the future.

More adventures are also within driving distance, including the 1½-hour trip to New York City and both the 1-hour trips to Philadelphia or the Pocono Mountains.’’

Admission: Through the University (Factulty of Arts)

Language requirements (such as the TOEFL test): B2/C1, please check university for specific requirements

Number of places available: 1

Accomodation:  First-year students and sophomores are required to live in university residence halls. Juniors and seniors can live off campus or on campus. To live on campus, juniors and seniors must enter the lottery for apartment spaces. For more information on undergraduate housing at Lehigh, please visit the Residential Services website.

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To find off-campus housing, the Residential Services website has great resources for finding secure housing.


  • Student visa requirements vary by country. We recommend that you check in with your nearest U.S. embassy or consulate when you receive your immigration documents from OISS.
  • After you are admitted to Lehigh University and receive your I-20 or DS-2019, you will need to apply for a student visa. To get a student visa, you need to:
  • Complete the DS-160 Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application.
  • Pay the SEVIS fee to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. You can submit the Form-901 online and pay by credit or debit card or Western Union Quick Pay. Print your confirmation to bring to your visa interview. You should pay the fee at least one week before the visa interview. You cannot pay at the time of the interview or with the consulate.
  • Visit your local embassy or consulate for a visa interview.
  • Upon approval of your visa, the embassy or consulate will stamp your visa in your passport. Your student visa will have a date of validity and an expiration date. The visa will also have the name of the school listed on your I-20 or DS-2019.

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To have a successful visa interview with your embassy or consulate, you need to bring the following documents to your visa interview. Please note that these requirements are subject to change. Check your embassy or consulate’s website for the most up-to-date list.

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