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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

2013-2014 Tuition

$34,500 Tuition and Fees


1568 undergraduate students
24% male / 76% female


rolling application deadline
63.9% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1909

Programs Offered

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

Majors Offered

Communications Technology/Technician, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Education, Human Development and Family Studies, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Human Services, General, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Area Studies, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Visual and Performing Arts, Art Therapy/Therapist, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,568
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,450
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 100
Percent of male undergraduates: 24%
Percent of female undergraduates: 76%
Percent of international undergraduates: 2%

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)


Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, student newspaper

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