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Lehman College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Lehman College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Lehman offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Lehman College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lehman College was awarded 218 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is physical education teaching and coaching.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Lehman is ranked #727 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Lehman held the #904 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 160 colleges in New York, Lehman is ranked at #75.

See all of the rankings for Lehman College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Lehman?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Lehman College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 35%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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 )

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

Learn more about Lehman College admissions.

Lehman College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Lehman College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lehman College is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lehman College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 83% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Lehman College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  83 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 15% for first-time, full-time students at Lehman, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  15 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Lehman College.

Lehman College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,002 undergraduates at Lehman with 8,066 being full-time and 4,936 being part-time.

How Much Does Lehman College Cost?

The overall average net price of Lehman is $1,814. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lehman

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$234 $3,289 $6,993 $8,818 $13,022

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lehman, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 5.8%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Lehman Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Lehman make about $43,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Lehman College make the most money.

Location of Lehman College

Located in Bronx, New York, Lehman College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Lehman are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-960-8000

Lehman College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 57 majors graduated from Lehman College. Of these students, 2,660 received undergraduate degrees and 773 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 285 $35,700
General Psychology 268 $31,300
Sociology 250 $31,900
Health & Medical Administrative Services 228 $36,700
Nursing 197 $84,600
Accounting 146 $41,000
Social Work 136 $36,100
Communication Sciences 103 $33,000
General English Literature 85 $26,500
Computer Science 81 $45,100

Learn more about the majors offered at Lehman College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lehman

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 4,049 students took at least one online class at Lehman College. This is an increase from the 3,451 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 4,049 496
2017-2018 3,451 407
2016-2017 2,626 252
2015-2016 1,938 183
2013-2014 4,626 249

Learn more about online learning at Lehman College.

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Notes and 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.


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