Lehman College – City University of New York (CUNY)

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School Overview

Lehman College is a four-year, co-educational, public liberal arts college located in the Bronx, New York. It is fully-accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools to award undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 100 subject areas and fields of study, focusing on the arts, humanities, education and social sciences. The college has a total annual enrollment of approximately 12,100 students (9,700 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate) and a full-time faculty of 340.

The college’s 37-acre campus is located proximate the Jerome Park Reservoir, the region’s only reservoir. Campus buildings and structures are based on Collegiate Gothic and modern architecture and are considered to be some of the most unique and beautiful buildings in the area.

Lehman College has a well-developed athletics programs which includes basketball, volleyball, baseball, soccer, track & field, swimming, diving, softball, tennis and cross country. Lehman teams and student athletes compete in NCAA Division III events and belong to the CUNY Athletic Conference.

General Information

Admission Office

250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

Bronx, NY 10468

(718) 960-8713

(877) 534-6261

Fax: (718) 960-8712

Contact: Laurie Austin

Director of Admissions
Main Address

250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

Bronx, NY 10468

(718) 960-8000


Total undergrads: 9,569

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,001

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,571

Graduate enrollment: 2,291


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: $65

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 39%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Latin American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Health Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
French B
Italian B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Facilities Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

CUNY Lehman College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (718) 960-8000
Website: www.lehman.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www2.cuny.edu/admissions/apply-to-cuny/
Address: 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY 10468
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 15,143
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,094 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,410
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,360
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,588

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

CUNY Lehman College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at CUNY Lehman College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 23
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 252224
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 13
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 111
Health Professions and Related Programs 479
History 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 13
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 251
Visual and Performing Arts 91
Grand total 348349

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at CUNY Lehman College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,410
Out-of-state $15,360
Books and supplies $1,364

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,570
Out-of-state $21,000

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 933 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 899 89% $10,588
Student loan aid 42 4% $4,021

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,387 66% $7,736
Federal student loans 2,287 18% $5,950

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for CUNY Lehman College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled CUNY Lehman College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 19,761 7,815 11,946
Percent admitted 100% 34% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 5% 5% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

CUNY Lehman College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 15,143
Undergraduate enrollment 13,002
Graduate enrollment 2,141

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

CUNY Lehman College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

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