2016-17 Catalog

Information of General Interest

Accreditation

Lehigh University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104-2680 (telephone 267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The College of Business and Economics business and accounting programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB International is a specialized accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting, and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approves for educational certification various programs within the College of Education. The counseling psychology doctoral program and the school psychology doctoral program are accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation. The APA-CoA is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The engineering programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission or the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org are listed under the Undergraduate Studies section, P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, Major Programs. The bachelor of science in computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences is also accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The computer science and business program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org and the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The department of theatre is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accrediting body for the field of theatre.

The bachelor of science degree in chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society.

Policy of Equality

Lehigh University provides equal opportunity on the basis of merit without discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, handicap, sex, sexual orientation or union membership.