Lesley University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Overview

Address29 Everett St
School Websitewww.lesley.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lesley University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,171 students applied to Lesley University. Of those students, 2,401 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lesley University was $27,600, in addition to fees of $375. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lesley University.

Lesley University has a 61% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Lesley University acceptance rate is 76%. To put this into perspective, 2,401 of the 3,171 students who applied to Lesley University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lesley University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lesley University had an SAT score between the range of 938 and 1,293. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lesley University was between 22 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Lesley University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lesley University, the tuition for in-state residents is $27,600. Combined with fees of $375, room and board costs of $16,230, other expenses of $3,550 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $49,255.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,975 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Lesley University to $49,255 for out-of-state students.

Students at Lesley University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lesley University was $5,117 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 32%.

Lesley University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lesley University.

Lesley University has a good gender split, with 79% of undergraduates being female and 21% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Massachusetts residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside in Massachusetts. However, 38% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Lesley University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Lesley University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 51% students enroll at Lesley University part-time; the other 2,369 students enrolled full-time.

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