High Marks for Lehigh Valley Colleges and Universities
The Lehigh Valley's universities and colleges receive high accolades.
The Wall Street Journal listed Lafayette College among Princeton University and Harvard University for providing the best return on investment for liberal arts majors. Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Lafayette 17th among 1,248 colleges and universities on its list of affordable colleges with the best return on investment. The Princeton Review listed Moravian College in the 2015 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges. In the 2015 Guide to America’s Best Colleges, U.S. News & World Report ranked Lehigh University 40th among 280 institutions nationwide. Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics was ranked 31st in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2014 ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools. Northampton Community College was twice named a Leader College in the national student success initiative Achieving the Dream and was ranked fourth in the nation among large community colleges in advances in the use of technology by the Center for Digital Education in 2014. Muhlenberg College's department of theater and dance is ranked in the top 10 nationally by The Princeton Review.