Lehigh University Welcomes Class of 2026

Lehigh University is a private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. The university was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer and was originally affiliated with the Episcopal Church.

MORRIS COUNTY — Lehigh University is thrilled to officially welcome the Class of 2026. The incoming class represents an accomplished, diverse group of students who represent 44 U.S. states and territories and 32 countries. Congratulations to these students on their enrollment at Lehigh – we are proud to call them Mountain Hawks!

These 1,200+ students are welcomed into an academic environment that thrives on creativity, innovation, and hard work. Lehigh has a vibrant campus community offering 150+ 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.

Elizabeth Bozza of Morris Plains, 07950

Molly Culligan of Madison, 07940

Will Sgro of Boonton, 07005

Ava Lorette of Florham Park, 07932

Laila Dages of Mountain Lakes, 07046

William Geiger of Morris Plains, 07950

Charlie Petro of Florham Park, 07932

Kleon Voliotis of Madison, 07940

Daniel Batrachenko of Florham Park, 07932

Meghan Young of Morris Plains, 07950

James Crowley of Florham Park, 07932

Renato Febbi of Boonton, 07005

David Hercek of Boonton, 07005

For more than 150 years, Lehigh University (lehigh.edu) 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 five colleges – College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health, and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science – provide opportunities to 7,000+ students to discover and grow in an academically rigorous environment along with a supportive, engaged campus community.