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Lesley University

Cambridge, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%

About Lesley University

Lesley University is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Lesley University was founded in 1909. The college currently enrolls around 4,510 students a year, including 2,128 undergrad students.

Lesley University Acceptance Rate 2021

Around 75% of applicants get into Lesley University each year. Out of 3,049 applications received in 2021, 2,277 students were offered admission.

Lesley University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 72%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Lesley University is located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Boston.

If you would like to see Lesley University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90, Interstate 95, Interstate 93 to Cambridge, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

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College Info

29 Everett Street Cambridge, MA 02138-2790

Campus Setting: Urban

Lesley University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lesley University is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lesley University is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lesley University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1190


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

Lesley University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lesley University is like? There are approximately 4,510 students enrolled at Lesley University, including 2,128 undergraduate students and 2,382 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from MA and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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