Lesley University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lesley University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,945 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1909 and is one of the 7 schools located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
At Lesley University you can get your associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Lesley University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Computer Science, General Studies, and Mathematics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The rate of student retention at Lesley University is fair at 79% (close to Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lesley University is average: 60%. Nearly 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lesley University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,600
Average tuition charges are extremely high, $31,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Lesley University beyond tuition are nearly $400, which comes to a total of $31,600 a year.

Read the details about Lesley University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
As reported in recent data, 2,718 applications were submitted and 1,737 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Lesley University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Lesley University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,400
Lesley University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lesley University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Lesley University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - around $8,400 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Lesley University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lesley University Location and Maps



Post Address: Lesley University, 29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790, USA
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