Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

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Lesley University

Lesley University

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Fine/Studio Arts
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Business

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Other Business/Managerial Operations

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Graphic Design
Illustration
Photography

Education

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Other Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Human Development and Family Studies

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Art Therapy/Therapist
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dance Therapy/Therapist
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Music Therapy/Therapist
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International/Global Studies
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Ecology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Mathematics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Human Services

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
Social Sciences

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Lesley University 3 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

The class sizes at Lesley are great. they are small, usually 15-25, which would mean one on one time with your professor if you need it. While most teachers are good for the one on one time, some of them aren't. Some of the teachers you really have to push for them to take the time to meet with you. However, most of the professors are nice, they are very insightful and they really know what they're talking about. They find a way to make teaching fun. the workload, depending on what your major is, can be very overwhelming. It can stop you from really having a social life, sometimes you can't even get a break for yourself. A lot of the time with me, my homework keeps me up until 2 or 3 AM and then I have to get up the next morning and do it again. It feels almost as if the teachers forget you have other classes and other work with the amount they give you. Also, sometimes when there are projects or papers due, the teacher waits until about a week and a half before its due and then fully explains what to do, then they say, don't wait until the last minute to do this, but sometimes you don't have a choice. A lot of students, need to set a schedule for the semester, because without one, a lot of homework doesn't get done on time and a lot of students become in danger of failing a class.


Lesley University Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 79%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in September.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • Sea Semester

Class Sizes at Lesley University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 71%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 0%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 28%
Fewer than 20 Students 71%
50 - 100 Students 0%
20 - 49 Students 28%


Faculty at Lesley University

Total Faculty 253
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12
Full-Time Professors 65
Male Faculty 105
Part-Time Professors 188
Women Faculty 148

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