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Lehman College Overview

Lehman College is a public institution located in Bronx, New York. The city atmosphere of Bronx makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Lehman College Known For?

2,736 Undergraduate Awards
$29,163 Avg Cost After Aid
35% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Lehman is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Lehman makes roughly $43,100 a year. This is 6% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Lehman College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Lehman has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#199 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lehman.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Best Value Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Teaching English or French Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Value Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Lehman has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Highest Paid Communication Sciences Graduates College Factual
#6 Highest Paid Anthropology Graduates College Factual
#29 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search
#44 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#79 Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#114 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Lehman College?

Location of Lehman College

Contact details for Lehman are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-960-8000
Website: www.lehman.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lehman-College/186133461418370
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@LehmanCollege

How Do I Get Into Lehman?

You can apply to Lehman online at: https://www2.cuny.edu/admissions/apply-to-cuny/

Admission Requirements for Lehman

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lehman?

35% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
77% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to Lehman. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 35%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 32%, and the acceptance rate for women is 37%.

Average Test Scores

About 77% of students accepted to Lehman submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 560. Math scores were between 480 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lehman College  ( 490 to 560 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Lehman College  ( 480 to 540 )
200
800
Lehman received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford Lehman College?

$29,163 Net Price
6% Take Out Loans
5.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lehman is $29,163. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lehman, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,487 a year. That adds up to $17,948 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lehman is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lehman College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,066 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,002 undergraduate students at Lehman, with 8,066 being full-time and 4,936 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lehman

There are also 2,141 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,066 full-time undergraduates at Lehman, 33% are male and 67% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lehman

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lehman College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lehman Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 578
Black or African American 1,966
Hispanic or Latino 4,784
White 368
International Students 235
Other Races/Ethnicities 135

Over 170 countries are represented at Lehman. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at Lehman College

407 Took All Classes Online
3,451 Took At Least One Class Online
24.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Lehman. In 2017-2018, 3,451 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lehman has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 37th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Lehman

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lehman College was 24.1%. This is the #806 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lehman regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lehman majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 23%
Business, Management & Marketing 17%
Education 14%
Health Professions 4%
Public Health 22%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lehman College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 297 0 88 385
Nursing 0 0 228 5 55 288
Sociology 0 0 253 0 0 253
General Psychology 0 0 235 0 0 235
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 231 0 0 231
Social Work 0 0 128 0 88 216
Accounting 0 0 164 0 17 181
Communication Sciences 0 0 116 0 48 164
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 16 3 121 140
General English Literature 0 0 85 0 3 88
Computer Science 0 0 83 0 2 85
Special Education 0 0 0 25 59 84
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 83 0 0 83
Public Health 0 0 55 0 23 78
Anthropology 0 0 73 0 0 73
Information Science 0 0 70 0 0 70
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 3 4 63 70
Health & Physical Education 0 0 69 0 0 69
General Biology 0 0 58 0 4 62
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 52 0 0 52
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 5 45 50
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 49 0 0 49
Political Science & Government 0 0 43 0 0 43
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 39 0 4 43
History 0 0 37 0 2 39
Mathematics 0 0 31 0 8 39
Educational Administration 0 0 0 16 21 37
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 34 34
Chemistry 0 0 26 0 0 26
Ethnic Studies 0 0 23 0 0 23
Philosophy 0 0 23 0 0 23
Journalism 0 0 20 0 0 20
Romance Languages 0 0 18 0 2 20
Economics 0 0 18 0 0 18
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 16 0 0 16
Geography & Cartography 2 0 1 1 11 15
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 15 0 0 15
Area Studies 0 0 13 0 0 13
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 12 0 0 12
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 10 0 10
Music 0 0 10 0 0 10
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0 9 9
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 9 0 0 9
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 7 0 0 8
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0 7 7
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 7 0 0 7
Physics 0 0 6 0 0 6
Dance 0 0 6 0 0 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 5 0 0 5
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Classical Languages & Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Policy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 1 2,733 69 714 3,519

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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