Lesley University offers undergraduate and advanced degrees that prepare individuals to become leaders in education, human services, the arts, environmental studies and a variety of other professional fields.
Lesley University is a dynamic institution dedicated to scholarship grounded in practice and learning rooted in experience. That dedication is reflected in the accomplishment of our 80,000 alumni, award-winning faculty, talented staff, and engaged students. Through this academic community, we continue our 103-year legacy of preparing individuals for careers that strengthen the lives of individuals, families, communities, and organizations.
Total Unduplicated Headcount: 7,864
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*Includes students enrolled in an extension program located in Netanya, Israel
Number of employees: 611
Number of on-campus residents: 893
During the 2012-13 academic year, 255 Lesley students volunteered more than 6,000 hours of service to non-profit community organizations such as the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, City Sprouts, the Cambridge Community Center, and Habitat for Humanity.
Lesley University has 81,977 alumni living in all 50 states and in 84 different countries around the world.
Lesley University is a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation organized and operated under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 180. The university is exempt from federal income tax as an organization described under 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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