Established in September 1967, Lehman College is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY). It is located in the Bronx borough of New York City. The college has more than 15,000 students and offers various academic programs like undergraduate, graduate, certificates, etc.
With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1, Lehman College has awarded 2,475 bachelor’s degrees 674 master’s degrees in 2017-18. More than 81,000 alumni of the college are working in business, healthcare, social services, law, medicine, teaching, and the arts.
Ranking of Lehman College for the year 2019:
|Location||The Bronx, New York, United States|
|Faculty||Full-time- 381; Part-time- 639|
|Intake Type||Semester wise|
|Mode of Program||Full time/Online|
Lehman College is located in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. The campus of the college is spread over an area of 37-acres and provides various services to its students like clubs and organisations. The Center for the Performing Arts and APEX of the college provide quality entertainment, fitness, athletic and recreational activities.
Over 80 undergraduate majors and programs, 3 undergraduate certificates, 65 master’s degree programs and 33 graduate certificate programs are offered by Lehman College. Top 5 undergraduate declared majors of Lehman College are Nursing, Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology and Health Services Administration.
Lehman College has five schools through which programs are offered:
Lehman College residence hall is located on Bedford Park Blvd which is within a 7-10 minute walk from campus. All the candidates seeking residence facilities will have to apply online or in Shuster 204 with an application fee of 25 USD.
Lehman residence hall has various facilities like Bed, desk, chair and wardrobe for each student, Kitchens per floor, Wi-Fi Internet, On-site laundry, Courtyard, Community Lounge with large screen TV and computers, etc.
All applicants who wish to apply for an undergraduate and graduate course at Lehman College can apply in online mode. Applicants can refer to the given steps and admission requirements to understand the application process of the Lehman College.
How to Apply?
Step 1: Choose your academic program: Candidates must select the program they wish to apply at first.
Step 2: Create a CUNY Application Account or Log into Your CUNYFIRST Account: Candidates have to visit CUNY Application page to start their application by creating a CUNY application account.
Step 3: Fill Application Form: Once the account is created, candidates will have to fill all the required details of the application form.
Step 4: Pay Application Fee: After completely filling out the application form, candidates have to pay the application fee of the college. Fees can be paid online through- American Express, Discover, Electronic Check, MasterCard or Visa. Candidates can also submit a money order payable to “CUNY” to the address. Candidates must write their CUNYfirst ID number on the money order. CUNYfirst ID number is an 8 digit number mentioned in the application summary of the candidate.
Step 5: Submit Application: After payment of fees, candidates will have to finally submit their application.
Step 6: Submit Supporting Documents: After submitting the application, candidates will have to submit all the supporting documents like official transcripts to the University Application Processing Center. The documents to be submitted are:
Application Fee: 65 USD for undergraduate students and 75 USD for graduate students
Admission Requirements: Official Transcripts; Essay; Proof of English language proficiency; SAT/ACT score; Letters of recommendation; Proof of Finances or the International Student Financial Aid Application; Immunization Requirements
International students who wish to join the Lehman College can refer to the following table to understand the fee structure of the college.
|Matriculated full-time students||510 USD per credit + 189 USD|
|Advanced Certificates Full-time||830 USD/credit|
|Master’s Degree Full Time||830 USD/credit|
Lehman College offers Academic Achievement Scholarship Program for new students applying at the college. Scholarships range from 1,000 USD to a maximum of 4,000 USD per year and are available to new students entering in the fall semester. Students will not have to fill any separate application form for availing this scholarship. All the students who will apply for Lehman will be automatically considered for the scholarship.
Students can also apply for financial aid through the FAFSA application.
Work-Study Program: Lehman College allows its students to work on campus to meet their expenses. An F-1 visa holder student will be allowed to work 20 hours per week or less during regular full-time semesters (Spring & Fall) and full-time during the winter and summer sessions.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$19,364 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Exams||Avg. Score||Min. Score||Max. Score||% Submitted|
|SATCheck Detailed Score||1035||970||1100||77%|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||525||490||560||-|
|Lehman College Enrollment||17812|
|Average Graduation Rate||41.0%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$19,364 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$14,940 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,364 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$13,338 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$5,430 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$13,718 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$5,430 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,002 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,108 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||New York State Board of Regents|
|Clinical Science Programs||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|Programs||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Programs||Council on Education for Public Health|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary