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Lesley University

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Rating

Private

Type

6,593

Students

$28,500

Tuition

75%

Acceptance

#563

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Cambridge, MA

29 Everett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-2790

Lesley University is a small private college located in Cambridge, MA ranked 48thin Massachusetts. It has a total of 2,707 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 74.68% acceptance rate. Lesley University offers 102 different majors and is best known for its art therapy, counseling psychology, and developmental and child psychology programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 13th, and 20th respectively). With a tuition cost of $28,500 per year, Lesley University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 55.13% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $38,700 per year, which is 7% less than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$28,875/Year
Above Average

Lesley University

$28,875

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$50,245/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,607/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

75%Acceptance
Less Selective

Lesley University

75%

National

69%
Sat

1000 - 1210

72% of students submit

Admissions Yield

14%

ACT

17 - 24

7% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

2,707Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

373

Part-Time

4
Male

22%

In-state

83%

Female

78%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

22%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Mental Health Counseling/Counselor8% Elementary Education and Teaching6% Education, Other70% Others

16% Mental Health Counseling/Counselor

8% Elementary Education and Teaching

6% Education, Other

70% Others

Mental Health Counseling/Counselor

16%

219 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

8%

112 Graduates

Education, Other

6%

77 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching, General

5%

72 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

5%

71 Graduates

Education, General

5%

71 Graduates

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

4%

52 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

51 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

70,278

Academic Spend per Student

$12,389

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,200/Year

Lesley University

$32,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$38,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

55%