Lesley University


Lesley University

Lesley University empowers students to become dynamic, thoughtful leaders in education, mental health counseling, social work, business, science, and the arts. Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to the world's best-known universities, Lesley combines an intensely creative environment with the practical experience students need to succeed in their careers. Each year, more than 2,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students pursue their degrees at Lesley. As did our more than 90,000 alumni, they're discovering the power of creativity to overcome obstacles, make connections, and reveal fresh answers to the world's problems.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Art & Design
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Whether you're a first-year student or you're looking to transfer, you can find all the information you need about how to apply, financial aid, and how you can arrange a visit to campus at lesley.edu/admissions-aid.

"At Lesley, I learned different tools that enhanced my own practice. I was surrounded by educators who were just as passionate and enthusiastic. We all knew the work we were doing was going to have a great impact, and that was very powerful for me."

Craig Martin, 2018 Massachusetts Elementary Principal of the Year, Master of Education, '07
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Admissions office

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School location

29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 2138, United States of America

Phone number

(617) 349-8800


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