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Lesley University

  • Cambridge, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • 1,460
    total students
  • $24,000 | $24,000
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 67%
    acceptance rate
  • Not Reported
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Communications Technologies and Support Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Child Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Counseling Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Art Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,605
    • Accepted1,758
    • Acceptance Rate67%
    • Enrolled1,460
    • Female Applicants1,968
    • Females Accepted1,393
    • Female Acceptance Rate70%
    • Male Applicants637
    • Males Accepted365
    • Male Acceptance Rate57%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 490 600
    • SAT Math 460 570
    • SAT Writing 490 590
    • ACT Composite 21 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$24,000
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,000
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$810.00
    • Room and board *$14,400.00
    • Room only *$8,800.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,460
    • Male Student Percentage24%
    • Female Student Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.6%
    • Black or African American2.74%
    • White or Caucasian71.44%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.34%
    • Asian4.04%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races3.77%
    • Unknown7.26%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students56% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 54%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty254
    • Full-time Percentage29%
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,406 students to 134 faculty

Location & Contact

29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-2790
United States



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