On the banks of Lehigh River near the Pennsylvania - New Jersey border is the town of Bethlehem, home to beautiful and quaint apartments and houses as well as Lehigh University.
Founded in 1865 by American businessman Asa Packer, the institution was originally a technical school meant to educate residents during an industrial boom. Just like any other institution, Lehigh evolved and eventually expanded to include other fields of study. Today, its 10,000 students can choose among four colleges: P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Education. If you've been recently accepted to Lehigh University, you'll be glad to know that besides on campus housing, plenty of apartments are also available in the city of Bethlehem.
The city is located right in the middle of U.S. Route 22 and I-78 that parallel right into New Jersey. Because it's located so close to major metropolises in the area, apartment renters around Lehigh University shouldn't have any qualms when it comes to urban living. Philadelphia is a little over an hour away - just hop onto I-476 and head south. For ultimate urban adventurers, New York City is only an hour and 30 minutes east of Bethlehem on I-78 East.
Apartment renters who might be more into the natural scenery should also have no problems living around Lehigh University. Lehigh Uplands Preserve and Robert Rodale Reserve are located a few minutes from campus.
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