Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

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Lesley University, located in Cambridge, Mass., is a private institution founded in 1909. With small, inquiry-based classes, and 400-650 hours of internships and field-experiences that begin freshman year, students benefit from a dynamic and engaging education that prepares them to be leaders in education, the arts, environmental science, human services and management. Its setting is urban.

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Quick Facts


29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1909

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
71.5% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

February 15 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$25,280 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Art teacher education, American/united states studies/civilization, Chemistry teacher education, History teacher education, English/language arts teacher education, Early childhood education and teaching, Environmental studies, Communications technology/technician, Art history, criticism and conservation, Human services, general, English language and literature/letters, Human development and family studies, general, Art therapy/therapist, Elementary education and teaching, Secondary education and teaching, Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas, Area studies, Biology teacher education, Biology/biological sciences, general, Education, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Mathematics, general, Mathematics teacher education, Business, management, marketing, and related support services, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Visual and performing arts

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 1,492
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,301
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 76

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, student newspaper


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 8 14 27
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 7 7 15
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.