Lehigh University

College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs



Rauch Business Center

Iacocca Hall

Bethlehem, PA 18018

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- History;, Ph.D.- History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Lehigh University has been granting advanced degrees in history for more than 80 years. Its graduate program was initiated by Professor Lawrence Henry Gipson, who won the Pulitzer Prize for one volume of his series, The British Empire Before the American Revolution. The department's graduates have become university and college professors, secondary school teachers and administrators, museum directors, and public servants. Presently, the department offers M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in a number of fields, with focus in the areas of the Atlantic World, 1500-1900 and Industrial America. Graduate classes are small, and the student has direct access to faculty members.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans are available for those who qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Lehigh School Code: 003289.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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