For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 2,707 students (UG) applied for Lesley University admissions. 76% of the total applicants were offered admission to various courses offered at the university. Out of the total students admitted, 754 students enrolled at the College of Arts and Design while 2,002 students took admission in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences enrollment. Also, the total graduate enrollment in 2018-2019 was 3,886. The average undergraduate class size is 10:1 which indicates all the students get equal attention from the teachers and professors.
Lesley University offers various undergraduate and graduate programs respectively in different fields which include 35+ undergraduate majors. There are various courses to choose from which include nationally ranked for graduate education as well. The university has a 10:1 student to faculty ratio which indicates that each individual will be offered equal attention.
|Application Portal||Common Application or Apply online|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||Not mentioned|
|Admission intake||By deadlines|
|Minimum SAT Score||475|
|Mode of Payment||Credit/Debit card|
|Intake Seasons||Fall/Spring and summer|
|Work Experience||Required in some courses|
|Financial Aid||Loans, Grants, and Scholarships available|
|E-mail for international email@example.com|
|Freshman Application Timeline- For UG courses|
|BA, BS, or BSW Programs||August 1|
|BFA programs||Early Action Deadline- December 1 (Fall/September start)|
Regular Admissions- Fall/September Preferred Deadline- June 1 (the applications are accepted on a rolling basis through mid-August)
Spring/January Start- December 1
|Course – Graduate courses||Deadline|
|Counseling- Masters’||Start Term: Fall Deadline: May 1|
Start Term: Spring Deadline: November 8
|Creative Writing MFA||Start Term: Spring Deadline: November 15|
After November 15, the university will review applications based on a rolling basis.
Start Term: Summer Deadline: March 15
After March 15, the applications on a rolling basis as space permits.
|Education Master's||Suggested Deadline: May 1|
|Expressive Therapies- Master's||Priority Deadline: January 15|
Regular Deadline: February 15
The international students must fulfill a few additional admission requirements that are needed while applying to the university.
Application Portal: The international students can apply only or by using the Common Application.
Application fees: Not mentioned
Academic requirements: The international students are advised to apply at the earliest so that they can get a seat in the course of their choice. The students’ academic records from the institution they have attended must reach the university within the allotted time.
Optional Requirements: Personal Essay and Letters of Recommendation. All the transcripts must be mailed directly to Lesley University.
All the international applicants applying at Lesley University need to show their proficiency in the English language to enter the US. The students must have a good score in TOEFL, IELTS for academic entry to apply at the university.
|Exams||Minimum Score Required (UG)||Minimum Score Required (PG)|
|TOEFL||TOEFL(Ibt) – 80||TOEFL(Ibt) – 90|
The scores of the English language can be submitted digitally or as an official document in hard copy at the university. Lesley University’s CEEB code is 3483.
The International students planning to study at the university need to apply for a student visa to study in the USA once the application letter has been issued to them. Once the international students have been accepted into the program, the team will contact them on how to apply for an F-1 student visa. To apply for an F-1 visa, international students must complete the following steps.
The international students need to arrange the following documents to receive an F-1 student visa form:
Once all the details have been submitted, Lesley University will issue the I-20 form to the students by mail which will be further considered to obtain a new F-1 Student Visa
The international students can drop in their queries at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 617.349.8865.
International Student Services Office
Global Education Center
7 Mellen Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
The university offers more than 35 undergraduate programs thus giving a wider option to the students to choose a course of your choice. The international students need to submit transcripts directly from the institution to the Lesley University within the mentioned deadline only.
Where to Apply: Common Application
The university is nationally ranked for offering graduate courses; the university presently offers more than 80 graduate programs to the qualifying students. Some of the popular Masters Programs’ include Master of Science (MS) in Management program, Counseling and Psychology Programs, Art Education or Community Arts Masters among others.
|Requirements||Management MS Online||Creative Writing MFA||Art Education or Community Arts Master's||Science in Education M.Ed. / Mathematics Education M.Ed.||Master of Arts (MA) Programs:|
|Application fees||USD 35||USD 35||USD 35||USD 35||USD 35|
|Transcripts||Required; also 600–900 word (2–3 pages) personal statement||Required||Required||Required||Required|
|GMAT/GRE/SAT/ACT/GPA/TOEFL||Required||Required||Required||Required||GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a minimum 3.2 GPA is needed|
|Essay||Required||A 750–1250 word (2–3 page) personal statement is needed||A 750–1000 word (2–3 page) personal statement is needed||Required; a 750–1000 word personal statement||Required; e a 750–1250 word personal statement|
|Work experience||Show relevant work, volunteer, or academic experience on your résumé.||Work experience is preferred, but not required||Required||Required||Show relevant work, volunteer, or academic experience on your résumé.|
|CV/Resume||Professional resume||Professional resume||Required||Required||Required|
|Recommendations||Two letter of recommendations||Two letter of references||Two (2) Letters of Recommendations||Two letter of recommendation||Three letters of Recommendation|
|Admission interview||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only|
The Graduate Admissions Applications include national and international applications for all the graduate programs offered at the university. The applicants for graduate programs are supposed to submit the duly completed application form through a common application portal. The students can send the documents separately, but no decision will be made until the university has received everything. For applying at the On-Campus & Off-Campus Graduate Programs, the students can get in touch with: