Bethlehem, Penn. — Lehigh University is proud to welcome the Class of 2022. The members of the Class of 2022 represent 44 U.S. states and 43 international countries and territories and is also one of the most diverse and competitive classes ever admitted to Lehigh.

Booneville High School Class of 2018 member James Bradshaw is among the more than 77,000 members of the Leigh family.

Bradshaw is one of more than 1,200 first-year students in an academic environment that thrives on creativity, innovation and hard work. Lehigh has a vibrant campus community offering more than 200 clubs and organizations. Students are also invited to explore the local Lehigh Valley and get to know the residents and business owners that will be their neighbors for the next four years.

For more than 150 years, Lehigh University ( has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation’s most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh’s four colleges - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Education and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science - provide opportunities to 7,000 students to discover and grow in a learning community that promotes interdisciplinary programs with real-world experience.