Lesley UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$28,875

Avg tuition

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About Lesley University

Lesley University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,510, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $28,875.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

75% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 75%

Retention Rate 81%

Graduation Rate 60%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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82%

Female Student Population

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

56%

Unknown

16%

Hispanic

10%

Black

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Asian

4%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

32% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

32%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

32%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,357
State Grant Aid $1,745
Institution Grant Aid $11,721
Pell Grant Aid $4,673
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.