The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • BU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,816) than Lehigh University ($57,470).
  • It is harder to admit to BU than Lehigh University.
  • BU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,408) than Lehigh University (1,408).
  • BU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Lehigh University (32).
  • BU has more students with 32,718 students while Lehigh University has 7,067 students.
  • BU has more full-time faculties with 3,047 faculties while Lehigh University has 552 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Lehigh University and Boston University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Lehigh UniversityBU
Lehigh Universityvs.BU
Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaLocationBoston, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$57,470Tuition & Fees$59,816
52% ($43,288)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)49% ($38,797)
$43,288Average Amount of Financial Aid$38,797
25.15 %Acceptance Rates25.11 %
35.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.90 %
1,408SAT Score1,440
32ACT Score33
88 %Graduation Rate89 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate92 %
7,067Student Population32,718
552Number of Faculties3,047
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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