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Lehigh University

Center for Polymer Science and Engineering

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Center for Polymer Science and Engineering is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
13
Accepted
12
Enrolled
26%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.03%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.03%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 1
Male (20)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Polymer colloids, polymer coatings, blends and composites, polymer interfaces, emulsion polymer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Whitaker Laboratory
5 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Raymond A. Pearson
Director
Email: rp02@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3857
Fax: 610-758-3526