Lesley University

country rank  575
world rank  1790

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Founded in 1909, Lesley University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Cambridge (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Boston. Officially accredited and/or 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lesley University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1909
Motto Perissem Ni Perstitissem
I Had Perished Had I Not Persisted
Colours Gold and green

University Location

Address 29 Everett Street
Cambridge (population range: 50,000-249,999)
02138-2790 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (617) 868 9600
F +1 (617) 349 8810
Other locations Boston

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 29 Everett Street
Cambridge 02138-2790
+1 (617) 349 8800
800 999 1959

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lesley University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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