Lesley University Rankings

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In the World#2062 of 14178
In North America#630 of 2629
In the United States#578 of 2528
In Massachusetts#29 of 90
In Cambridge#3 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$33,524 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,128
Graduates
2,382
Male:Female Ratio
18:82
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
lesley.edu

Lesley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%63%78%
Applicants3,0497562,293
Admissions2,2774781,799
Freshmen enrolled full time31876242
Freshmen enrolled part time22

452 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

470 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
229 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lesley University are 1000-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
23 or 7%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lesley University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2542 (57%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown712 (16%)
Hispanic462 (10%)
Black or African American297 (7%)
Nonresident Alien194 (4%)
Asian167 (4%)
Two or more races115 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$33,524/year
Average aid awarded
$13,757
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$29,108
$30-48K$30,430
$48-75K$34,096
$75-110K$35,536
$110K+$35,752

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,500$18,540
Tuition in-state$28,500$18,540
Tuition out-of-state$28,500$18,540
Fee in-district$375$150
Fee in-state$375$150
Fee out-of-state$375$150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity861
Combined charge for room and board$16,230
Room charge$9,860
Meal charge$6,370

Lesley University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor820011
Elementary Education and Teaching112
Education, Other77
Special Education and Teaching, General72
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other71
Education, General4823
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1537
Psychology, General51
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other43
Creative Writing736
Art Therapy & Therapist34
Illustration33
Fine & Studio Arts, General1319
Mathematics Teacher Education32
Counseling Psychology274
Graphic Design31
English & Language Arts Teacher Education29
Curriculum and Instruction24
Reading Teacher Education20
Digital Arts19
English Language and Literature, General18
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies18
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education17
Photography97
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other13
Human Services, General12
International & Global Studies12
Community Psychology11
Business Administration and Management, General11
Mathematics, Other55
Human Development and Family Studies, General10
History Teacher Education9
Political Science and Government, General9
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching9
Educational & Instructional Technology9
Sociology8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other8
Ecology8
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services7
Developmental and Child Psychology6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
American History (United States)6
Secondary Education and Teaching5
History, Other3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Family Systems3
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other3
Environmental Science3
Commercial and Advertising Art3
Intermedia & Multimedia2
Biology Teacher Education2
History, General1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Environmental Studies1
Design and Applied Arts, Other1
Social Sciences, General1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Grand Total48983934
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%62%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
568
Citations
5,112

Publication count by topic

Psychology
223
Sociology
113
Political science
36
Art
33
Computer science
29
Medicine
26
Biology
23
History
21
Engineering
15
Philosophy
5
Mathematics
4
Business
3
Geography
3
Chemistry
2
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art790150
Sociology1604638
Psychology17643,142
History181120
Philosophy21339
Political science239498
Medicine4039309
Business441625
Engineering446839
Computer science4532129
Biology4612204
Geography52094
Environmental science52554
Mathematics557110
Chemistry587411

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990654
1991616
199219
1993425
1994722
1995327
1996517
1997224
19981034
1999628
2000026
2001530
20021157
20031130
20041141
20051563
20061186
20071881
200811115
200919140
201015184
201122199
201219233
201332259
201432336
201521353
201632340
201741357
201827384
201931497
202036570

General info

Alternative namesLU
Founded1909
WikipediaLesley University
MottoPerissem Ni Perstitissem
I Had Perished Had I Not Persisted
Colorsgold, green
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff635
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address29 Everett St
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138-2790
United States
City population107,000
Phone6178689600
Fax+1 (617) 349 8810

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