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The admissions cycle for most CAS graduate programs has closed for Fall 2024 enrollment. If you are interested in Political Science or Environmental Policy, they offer rolling admission through July 15. You may access the application here

The application cycle for Fall 2025 will open on August 15, 2024.

Program departments may have different deadlines. Please contact your program of interest directly to confirm deadlines and requirements.

How to apply:

Your completed graduate admissions application consists of these required documents:

  • Online application form
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement and CV
  • English language proficiency, if applicable*

*Applicants whose native language is not English must fulfill the College’s language proficiency requirement. For admissions purposes, a native English speaker is defined as someone who both speaks English as their first language and is a citizen of one of the following countries: USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Please refer to the full language proficiency policy and minimum score requirements here.

Please note: Some programs have specific requirements in addition to the College requirements listed here. Please refer to your prospective department for details.

Lehigh’s school code for standardized test results is 2365.

If you are mailing application materials, please address them to:

The Office of Research & Graduate Programs
Lehigh University College of Arts & Sciences
9 West Packer Avenue
Maginnes Hall, Suite 490
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Please click here for information about our non-degree option.