Learn about the process of applying to our College of Art and Design, including admissions requirements, deadlines, and application materials.
Each year applications are received from every region of the United
States, as well as from other countries all over the world, to fill a
limited number of spaces. Your artistic potential, academic performance,
and personal commitment are of primary importance in your application.
There is not, however, one single factor that will determine admission
to the College of Art and Design. We consider each applicant's unique background and
accomplishments. We encourage applications from all students interested
in pursuing studies in the visual arts.
Lesley University is committed to providing students with the finest art
education available in an atmosphere that encourages them to discover
and develop their own unique talents. The broad and deep curriculum,
expert faculty, great facilities and extensive resources give students
insight and education needed to become a successful art professional or
The College of Art and Design offers students experience in a professional environment as part
of preparing for a career. Internships give students the opportunity to
work as members of a professional team, to test and hone their technical
and creative skills and to connect with professionals in their chosen
fields. Students have interned at leading corporations, design
firms, advertising agencies, photography studios, galleries, museums and
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Our tuition price makes Lesley University one of the most affordable private institutions of higher education in New England. Learn more about our undergraduate tuition rates for our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and our College of Art and Design.
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