U.S. News Rankings
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CUNY--Lehman College is a public institution that was founded in 1968. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,863, 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 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 118. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,208 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $13,428 (2011-12).
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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.
|School type||public, coed college|
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 selective, with an acceptance rate of 20.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||20.4%|
|Application deadline||October 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--Lehman College is 13:1, and the school has 34.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--Lehman College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Adult Health Nurse/Nursing; Sociology; Social Work; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||14|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
CUNY--Lehman College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,863, with a gender distribution of 31.3 percent male students and 68.7 percent female students. CUNY--Lehman College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
|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|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At CUNY--Lehman College, 84.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $1,860.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,208 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$13,428 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data