CUNY--Lehman College

2014 Quick Stats
250 Bedford Park Boulevard W

Bronx, NY 10468

Phone: (718) 960-8000
2013-2014 Tuition
male /
Oct. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#126 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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CUNY--Lehman College is a public institution that was founded in 1968. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,577, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 37 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--Lehman College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 126. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,808 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,018 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Lehman College recently won recognition for its teacher education and coordinated freshmen programs. Lehman faculty members are highly credentialed and include world-renowned scientists, an Oscar-winning composer and the 2001-2003 U.S. Poet Laureate. Class size is small (13 on average), and undergraduate and graduate programs, already numbering 90, continue to grow (such as a new Bachelor in Business Administration degree and program in Computer Graphics and Imaging, and a new Social Work program). Lehman's 37-acre campus is safe and beautiful. Students pay the area's lowest tuition, but receive real value for their investment.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1968
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $7,176,286


When applying to CUNY--Lehman College, it's important to note the application deadline is October 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at CUNY--Lehman College is $65. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 23.3 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 23.3%
Application deadline October 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--Lehman College is 14:1, and the school has 42.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--Lehman College include: Adult Health Nurse/Nursing; Business Administration and Management, General; Sociology; Social Work; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.7 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate 14%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 12%
Business Administration and Management, General 12%
Sociology 12%
Social Work 10%
Psychology, General 9%

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Student Life

CUNY--Lehman College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,577, with a gender distribution of 32.2 percent male students and 67.8 percent female students. CUNY--Lehman College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 11,862
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

CUNY--Lehman College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, and health service. CUNY--Lehman College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at CUNY--Lehman College, 17 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at CUNY--Lehman College.

Students who have cars on campus 17%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At CUNY--Lehman College, 85 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $1,953.

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In-state tuition and fees $5,808 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $12,018 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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