LVAIC Colleges and Universities
While diverse in size, focus, and enrollments, our member colleges and universities are united by their commitment to world-class liberal arts education. Each boasts in-demand faculty and a vibrant, intellectual environment. As major employers, they support the economic soundness of the greater Lehigh Valley and increase the region’s overall quality of life. Additionally, community residents enjoy year-round access to the members’ abounding cultural, artistic and public affairs programming.
Founded in 1867, an all-women liberal arts college dedicated to preparing the whole student for life
Founded originally in 1962 as Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, a Catholic university dedicated to higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism.
Founded in 1826, a nationally recognized residential college offering undergraduate liberal arts and engineering programs
Founded by Asa Packer in 1865, a premier residential research university offering undergraduate and graduate programs
Founded in 1742 and America’s sixth-oldest college, a Moravian values-based college offering undergraduate and graduate programs
Founded in 1848, a college offerings liberal arts education and pre-professional studies