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IPEDS ID: 190637
OPE ID: 00702200
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CUNY Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, New York 10468
General information:  (718) 960-8000
Website:  www.lehman.cuny.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  14,130 (11,978 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  16 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty362586
Instructional362586
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-1
Instructional-1
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,408$6,760$6,812$7,0102.9%
Out-of-state$13,218$13,870$13,922$14,4003.4%
Books and supplies$1,304$1,364$1,364$1,3640.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,324$14,425$13,042$13,3382.3%
Other$5,126$5,262$5,302$5,4302.4%
Off Campus
Room and board$13,554$13,669$13,713$13,7180.0%
Other$5,126$5,262$5,302$5,4302.4%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,966$4,018$4,002$4,1082.6%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
In-state
On Campus$25,162$27,811$26,520$27,1422.3%
Off Campus$26,392$27,055$27,191$27,5221.2%
Off Campus with Family$11,678$12,142$12,178$12,4822.5%
Out-of-state
On Campus$31,972$34,921$33,630$34,5322.7%
Off Campus$33,202$34,165$34,301$34,9121.8%
Off Campus with Family$18,488$19,252$19,288$19,8723.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
In-state tuition$10,450
In-state fees$480
Out-of-state tuition$19,320
Out-of-state fees$480
  • Note that out-of-state tuition costs are based on 24 credits per year; the costs for individual students will vary depending on credit load.
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid158888%————
Grant or scholarship aid58186%$6,208,126$10,685
Federal grants48772%$2,536,820$5,209
Pell grants48772%$2,531,020$5,197
Other federal grants264%$5,800$223
State/local government grant or scholarships56384%$3,473,531$6,170
Institutional grants or scholarships518%$197,775$3,878
Student loan aid436%$206,365$4,799
Federal student loans376%$171,097$4,624
Other student loans61%$35,268$5,878
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid16,65459%$48,730,333$7,323
Pell grants5,97153%$26,337,509$4,411
Federal student loans2,32321%$14,114,131$6,076
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$4,344$3,934$2,939
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$1,399$1,595$253
$30,001 – $48,000$3,602$4,349$2,646
$48,001 – $75,000$9,552$9,234$8,626
$75,001 – $110,000$12,448$13,173$11,396
$110,001 and more$13,415$13,635$12,457
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment14,130
Undergraduate enrollment11,978
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment2,158
Graduate enrollment2,152
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 60%
Part-time: 40%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 32%
Female: 68%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 27%
Hispanic/Latino: 57%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 6%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 55%
25 and over: 45%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 99%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 1%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 11%
Part-time: 89%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 19%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 79%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 5%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 94%
Undergraduate application fee (2017-2018): $65
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2017
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants15,1386,1379,001
Percent admitted35%32%37%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%18%17%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2017 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT72777%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490560
SAT Math480540
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 83%
Part-time students: 61%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 23 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 46%
Transfer-out rate: 21%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 15%
6-year: 38%
8-year: 42%
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 20%
6-year: 46%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2009 or Fall 2011
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 40%
Female: 49%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 50%
Black or African American: 47%
Hispanic/Latino: 43%
White: 52%
Non-resident alien: 46%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 40%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 32%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 40%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 31%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 41%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 34%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 16%
Enrolled at same institution: 6%
Enrolled at different institution: 34%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 13%
Enrolled at same institution: 13%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 17%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 42%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 59%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 59%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 60%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 42%
Enrolled at same institution: 3%
Enrolled at different institution: 24%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 49%
Enrolled at same institution: 3%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 38%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies11---
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies0---
Italian Studies0---
Latin American and Caribbean Studies12---
Latin American Studies0---
Category total23---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General487--
Category total487--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting18120--
Business Administration and Management, General23537--
Category total41657--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism14---
Journalism, Other0---
Mass Communication/Media Studies47---
Category total61---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science585--
Information Science/Studies60---
Category total1185--
Education
Art Teacher Education03--
Bilingual and Multilingual Education---5
Biology Teacher Education00--
Business Teacher Education00-0
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-30--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-21-0
Education, Other0---
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-32-0
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs-35-4
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs-12-1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments-0-0
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented---0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-24-10
Elementary Education and Teaching119-0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education16-1
Foreign Language Teacher Education0---
French Language Teacher Education0---
Health Teacher Education014--
History Teacher Education80--
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching---2
Mathematics Teacher Education013-1
Music Teacher Education-11--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching018--
Physics Teacher Education0---
Reading Teacher Education-19-0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-10-0
Social Studies Teacher Education-21-2
Spanish Language Teacher Education04--
Special Education and Teaching, General-0--
Speech Teacher Education00--
Superintendency and Educational System Administration---5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-18-0
Category total20300-31
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General762--
Category total762--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-13--
Category total-13--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature0---
French Language and Literature1---
German Language and Literature0---
Hebrew Language and Literature0---
Italian Language and Literature0---
Latin Language and Literature0---
Linguistics2---
Russian Language and Literature0---
Spanish Language and Literature76--
Category total106--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-20--
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist97---
Dietetics/Dietitian89---
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-79-6
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing-0--
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management154---
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing-0--
Nursing Administration---0
Nursing Education---0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing-1-0
Public Health Education and Promotion3014--
Public Health, General-5--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse196---
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-41--
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy33---
Category total599160-6
History
History, General233--
Category total233--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies51--
Category total51--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General259--
Category total259--
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies7---
Category total7---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science31---
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies13---
Category total44---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy10---
Category total10---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General11---
Geology/Earth Science, General4-0-
Physics, General5---
Category total20-0-
Psychology
Psychology, General178---
Category total178---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work13791--
Category total13791--
Social Sciences
Anthropology36---
Economics, General24---
Geographic Information Science and Cartography-1203
Geography2---
Political Science and Government, General22---
Sociology193---
Category total2771203
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General16---
Dance, General8---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General3---
Fine/Studio Arts, General51--
Graphic Design6---
Music Performance, General0---
Music, General8---
Visual and Performing Arts, General10---
Category total561--
Grand total2,153667040
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 312
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 74
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 8
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $2,152
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $2,893
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,679
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,828
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 33%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III without footballMenWomen
All Track Combined5343
Baseball24
Basketball1715
Soccer2520
Softball18
Swimming and Diving2023
Tennis1111
Volleyball1211
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1968 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics12/1/1977 - 1/26/2018Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs9/1/1981 -  Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs9/1/1994 - 1/31/2000Resigned
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels5/3/2003 - 11/1/2017Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels5/3/2003 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health6/18/2011 - 4/29/2016Resigned
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs9/1/1970 -  Accredited
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship12/1/1992 - 1/26/2018Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations102
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary310
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate6.6%6.7%6.5%
Number in default113123105
Number in repayment1,7071,8101,610
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)