Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

22%

male

78%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,413
Declined 466
Total Received 2,879
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Private

2,897

undergraduate students

3,535

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lesley University, founded in 1909, is a private, coeducational university. Its five-acre campus is located in Cambridge, four miles from Boston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,432
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

Five-acre campus in Cambridge (population: 113,630), four miles from downtown Boston; sites in 14 other states and throughout Massachusetts for graduate and alternative programs. Major airport, bus, and train serve Boston. School operates transportation to Porter Exchange building. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Lesley University
29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA
02138

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) July 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,413
Declined 466
Total Received 2,879

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,004

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,200
Room $10,060
Board $6,570
Additional fees $350
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $47,680
Average Financial Aid - $12,004
Total with Avg. Aid $35,676

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,100,000
State $500,000
Institutional $10,000,000
Other external $400,000
Total $14,000,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,000,000
Other external
Total $6,000,000
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 617 349-8581
F: 617 349-8717
finaid@lesley.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading, dance, outdoor adventure activities, swing dance, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), New England Collegiate Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III, men's only)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American History (United States).
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Community Psychology.
Computer Teacher Education.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Digital Arts.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Family Systems.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
History, Other.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, Other.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Photography.
Physics Teacher Education.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Human Services
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

6,432

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

45%

2,897
students

Female
78%
2,261

Male
22%
636

55%

3,535
students

Female
87%
3,060

Male
13%
475

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

51%

1,469
students

Female
77%
1,128

Male
23%
341

49%

1,428
students

Female
79%
1,133

Male
21%
295

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Pakistan
South Korea
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special orientation
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