There are so many beautiful campuses in and near Philadelphia. This is certainly high among them. They are also an institution that values the role that student advising fills within the educational process (something that I strongly support). The faculty we met were passionate and committed to both their fields and their roles as educators.
There are about 1,300 full-time undergraduate students, from 20 states and 18 countries. Approximately 2/3 of students live on campus. The faculty to student ratio is 14 to 1 and the average class size is 16 students. The College has a great variety of majors including: Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Education, and Graphic Design.
There is an emphasis on internships and co-ops in all majors, as a tool for education and also for eventual employment.
"We were somewhat conversant with the process of applying for undergraduate admissions after experiencing it with our elder daughter. However, that first exposure did not mean that we were by any means experts in the process! My wife and I knew that each child has their own unique personality and what was good for our elder child did not necessarily translate into the best situation for our younger one.
With this realization that a “cookie cutter” solution was not wise, when it was time for our younger daughter to apply to colleges, my wife and I approached Joan for advice...
Nandu Nayar Professor of Finance & Hans Julius Bär Endowed Chair, Lehigh University