Founded in 1909, Lesley University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Cambridge (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Boston. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Lesley University (LU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lesley University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 107 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.