Known to be one of the Hidden Ivies of the northeastern part of the country, Lehigh University bears a stunning amalgamation of history, culture and educational excellence. Nestled in Bethlehem's Lehigh Valley, the university was established in 1865. Although a research university, it is known to excel in a number of disciplines, like science, arts, engineering, administration and more. Made up of three campuses and a string of historic buildings, the university has been Alma mater to eminent personalities like Charlie Dent, Lee Iacocca and Richard Hayne. The university is also proactive in its athletic pursuits, with the charismatic Mountain Hawks being its home team.