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CAMPUS FACTS and HISTORY

Lehigh University was founded in 1865 by Asa Packer, an industrial pioneer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.  Lehigh has four campuses consisting of 2,355 acres, which are located and divided as follows:

In the image above, from the top down, you are looking at Asa Packer Campus (orange), Mountaintop Campus (gold), Goodman Campus (green), and the Stabler Land (green).

Lehigh boasts 164 buildings measuring 4,565,164 gross square feet.  Broken down by use, they include:

  • 29 Academic buildings
  • 23 Administrative buildings
  • 28 Student Support buildings
  • 40 Residence halls
  • 16 Fraternity houses
  • 8 Sorority houses
  • 5 Real Estate Properties
  • 6 Vacant buildings

Many of the buildings are historical.  You can learn more facts about our campuses and current buildings by clicking here Building and Facilities Facts and by searching the Lehigh website.