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CUNY Lehman College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on CUNY Lehman College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is CUNY Lehman College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

CUNY Lehman College was awarded 40 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Lehman as #904 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Lehman held the #970 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Lehman is also ranked #93 out of 132 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lehman?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to CUNY 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 CUNY Lehman College  ( 490 to 560 )

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

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CUNY Lehman College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at CUNY Lehman College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at CUNY 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 CUNY Lehman College

Freshmen Retention Rate

CUNY Lehman College has a freshmen retention rate of 83%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for 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

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Lehman

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,978 undergraduates at Lehman with 7,216 being full-time and 4,762 being part-time.

Lehman Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Lehman is 26.25 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  26.25 out of 100
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How Much Does CUNY Lehman College Cost?

The overall average net price of Lehman is $2,910. 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 +
$1,492 $3,910 $7,927 $11,558 $13,956

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Lehman Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Lehman with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,100 in their early years. 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 CUNY Lehman College make the most money.

Location of CUNY Lehman College

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

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Location of CUNY Lehman College

Contact details for Lehman are given below.

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

CUNY Lehman College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from CUNY Lehman College. Of these students, 2,733 received undergraduate degrees and 715 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 297 $35,700
Sociology 253 $31,900
General Psychology 235 $31,300
Health & Medical Administrative Services 231 $36,700
Nursing 228 $84,600
Accounting 164 $41,000
Social Work 128 $36,100
Communication Sciences 116 $33,000
General English Literature 85 $26,500
Computer Science 83 $45,100

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

Online Learning at Lehman

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 3,451 students took at least one online class at CUNY Lehman College. This is an increase from the 2,626 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,451 407
2016-2017 2,626 252
2015-2016 1,938 183
2014-2015 1,732 124
2013-2014 4,626 249

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