2,096
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,580
Avg. Financial Aid
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Lesley University is a Comprehensive institution located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA  02138-2790
United States
Contact Phone: 617-868-9600

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,096
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

2,414
Females Applied
1,834
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

751
Males Applied
464
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th January 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st December 23rd Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 490 580
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,600
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Fees

16,230
Room & board
9,830
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

17,580
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,144
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,685
Avg. Loan Aid
10,209
Avg. Grant Aid
12,324
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,096
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.54%
Black or African American 7.76%
White or Caucasian 62.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 4.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.1%
Other 5.01%

Gender

Male (22.57%)
Female (77.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 43%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Quad Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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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 And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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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 And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

603
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 145
Part-time - 458
Male - 188
Female - 415