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LEHMAN COLLEGE, BRONX, NEW YORK

Bronx, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1931Established Year
  14130Enrollment

Lehman College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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CUNY Lehman College is affiliated to City University of New York (CUNY). Being established on July 1, 1968, Lehman College is the only four-year college of CUNY in the city of Bronx. The college provides an equal opportunity to all its students to pursue their career irrespective of their social backgrounds. With 14,787 students enrolled into its various programs, about 7% of the students are Asians.

Lehman College offers over 90 undergraduate and graduate programs, among which the most popular programs are offered in the fields of Nursing, Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology and Health Services Administration. The college operates through its five schools and attracts many students from overseas each year.

Rankings

CUNY Lehman College is ranked:

  • Lehman College has been ranked #1 in U.S. News & World Report’s Regional Universities North list.
  • For the 3rd highest mobility rate in USA among four-year public colleges as per The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • #1 among Hispanic serving Institutions in the U.S. for helping students climb the economic ladder as per the American Council on Education

Highlights

Established1967
TypePublic
Location37-acre campus in northwest Bronx
Application portalOnline
Academic calendarSemester based
Intake SessionSpring/Summer/Fall
Mode of programFull-time; part-time; online
Total number of Alumni81,000
Total number of students14,787
Total number of facultyFull-time- 381; Part-time- 639
Student to faculty ratio16:1
Financial aidGrants, Scholarships, Pell Grants, Student loans
Admission helpdesk718-960-8000
Official Websitehttps://www.lehman.cuny.edu/

Campus

  • CUNY Lehman College possesses a 37 acre campus in northwest Bronx and operates through its five schools:
    • Arts and Humanities
    • Education
    • Human sciences, Human Services and Nursing,
    • Natural and Social Sciences
    • Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Campus facilities include fully-furnished versatile classrooms, teaching and research labs, science hall, a rooftop teaching and research greenhouse, sustainable technologies, Lehman speech and hearing centre, Lehman college Art gallery, world-class sports and Recreational Complex (APEX) and more.
  • To encourage extra-curricular participation of students, the college has a variety of student clubs and organizations such as Adventure Club, Dance Club, Anthropology Club, Acts Prayer Meeting, etc..
  • The college provides academic support services such as student support services, Lehman tutoring centre, academic IT centre, Student health centre, etc. to its students.

Residence

  • The college has Lehman College Residential Hall for providing residential facilities to its students.
    • Located on Bedford Park Blvd, it is within a 7-10 minute walk from campus.
  • The Residential hall capacity varies each year based on the number of students returning to housing.
  • Facilities at residential hall include fully furnished rooms, kitchens per floor with microwave and refrigerator, all utilities, Wi-Fi Internet, 24-hour camera surveillance system, on site laundry, courtyard, community lounge with large screen TV and computers.
  • For a student to be eligible to reside in the residential hall they must be a full-time student at Lehman College and undergraduate students must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits and Graduate students must be registered for a minimum of 9 credits.
  • Students are required to submit a completed application with applicant’s information along with a 25 USD non-refundable application fee.

Programs

  • The college offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • The most popular programs under undergraduate curriculum are in the fields of Nursing, Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology and Health Services Administration.
  • Under graduate curriculum, popular programs are offered in the fields of Nursing, Social Work, Counselor Education, Special Education/Early Childhood and Early Childhood Education.
  • Programs at Lehman College are also offered online.
  • It also offers nationally recognized research programs in Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science, Psychology, and Physics & Astronomy
  • There are various pathway programs offered to the students at different levels.

Application process

International students should keep in mind the following if considering getting admitted to CUNY Lehman College:

  • Application portal:
    • UG: Applicants must apply online directly to Lehman College through CUNY’s UG application portal.
    • PG: Online PG portal
  • Application Fee (Non-refundable):
    • UG: 65 USD
    • Transfer: 70 USD
    • PG: 75 USD
  • Document requirements for international admissions:
    • High school certificate for overall academic average (UG)
    • A bachelor’s degree from an authorized college with a minimum undergraduate grade point average of B or 3.0 (PG)
    • Official English translation of non-English transcripts.
    • Scores of required standardized exams (ACT/SAT/GRE)
    • GED score of 3100 or higher on all five content area tests.
    • Career objective essay of 500 words describing intellectual and academic interests, accomplishments and goals of the applicant. (PG)
    • TOEFL or IELTS scores for English proficiency. Scores requirement differ with program.
    • LORs
    • Student visa information

Cost of Attendance

  • Although the living cost depends upon the lifestyle and preferences of an individual, yet let us look at some of the estimated expenses that are assumed to be incurred during the stay of a student:
TypeEstimated expenses in USD
Full-time NYS resident tuition6,930 (UG students) 11,090 (Graduate students)
Full-time fees480
Books and supplies1,364
Transportation (metro card)1,122
Meal3,522
Personal expenses4,591
Housing13,905

Financial Aid

  • CUNY Lehman College offers a variety of financial aid options in the form of grants, scholarships, and student loans for students in need of funds to study in the US.
  • Aout 63% undergraduate students received funding in 2018.
  • 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
  • General eligibility requirements to avail financial aid are:
    • Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
    • Be working toward a degree or certificate
    • Be enrolled in an eligible program
    • Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
    • Have a valid Social Security Number,
    • Register with the Selective Service if required
    • Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Alumni

  • The CUNY Lehman College has a network of over 81,000 alumni from all over the world.
  • Moreover, the college offers various benefits and services exclusive to its alumni which are as follows:
    • Join APEX, state of the arts sports complex at special alumni rate
    • Discounts on an array of items at Buyer’s Edge Inc.
    • Career services such as career counseling; help with resume and cover letters, job listings, career fares, etc.
    • 15% discount on Continuing Education Personal Development courses.
    • Access to Lehman college library in person and also access to online library system.

Placement

  • Lehman College provides assistance in career building to its students through its Career Exploration and Development Centre (CEDC).
  • CEDC provides various services such as career counseling services, help with resume and cover letters, job listing services, etc. to its students and alumni.
  • CEDC acts as a mediator between its students and employers and provides various job and internships opportunities which match with requirements of the both.
  • It also conducts mock interviews with its students to boost up their self-confidence.
  • Moreover, it organizes various workshops, seminars and career fares for career development of its students.
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Lehman College Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population17812
FAFSA Code007022
Application Cost$65
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$19,364 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10359701100 77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing525490560-
Mathematics510480540-

Lehman College Acceptance Rate

35.0%

Acceptance Rate

15138

Total Applicants

17812

Total Enrolled

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Female

32.2%

Male

67.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program35.0%
Total Applicants43520
Total Enrolled15231
Graduate
Graduate Programs35.0%
Total Applicants7375
Total Enrolled2581

Lehman College Enrollment

Enrollment
Lehman College Enrollment17812
Undergraduate Enrollment15231
Graduate Enrollment2581
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate41.0%

Attendance Cost

$19,364

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition 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
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsNew York State Board of Regents
Clinical Science ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ProgramsCouncil on Education for Public Health
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
13753431594381
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    250 Bedford Park Boulevard West Bronx, NY 10468
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    Book Store

    Lehman College Bookstore0.13 Km
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    Boys & Girls Club6.13 Km
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    German Language Publications7.22 Km
    Dieselfunk Studios7.37 Km
    City College Bookstore7.57 Km
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    Goulden Av/Bedford Pk Blvd0.23 Km
    Bedford Pk/Paul Av0.26 Km
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    Bedford Park Blvd at Jerome Ave0.28 Km
    Jerome Av/Morris Av0.3 Km
    Paul Av/Bedford Pk Bl0.34 Km
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    Feel Beauty Supply5.08 Km
    Metro Center Atrium5.09 Km
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    Key Food Supermarkets1.44 Km
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    Associated Supermarkets4.29 Km
    Compare Foods Supermarket4.82 Km
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