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Lesley University
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  • Graduate School
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA

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29 EVERETT ST
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138
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From Lesley University

At Lesley, you can pursue teacher education, counseling, the arts, and mindfulness, among other fields. You’ll find more than 65 master’s degree, PhD, and certificate programs taught on campus in Cambridge, in a residency format, or at locations off campus. We have another 15+ online programs.

As you navigate your wide range of choices, feel free to reach out and ask us anything at all.

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Admissions

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Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Creative Writing

Lesley's celebrated MFA program nurtures & challenges your creative potential. Attend nine-day residencies in the literary mecca of Cambridge. Pursue interdisciplinary study as a spur for fresh ideas. Cultivate mentor relationships with prize-winning writers. Graduate with the work and connections to publish, win literary prizes & fellowships, & find work related to your writing.

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,630
Part-Time Grad Students
1,961
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56.9%
  • Unknown
    27.4%
  • Hispanic
    4.4%
  • African American
    4.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2.9%
  • Asian
    1.9%
  • Multiracial
    1.8%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    33%
  • Intellectual
    17%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    50%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K+
    17%
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    33%
  • <$25K
    17%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    17%
  • $50-$75K
    17%
  • <$50K
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    50%
83%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 responses

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$97,006
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,289
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,099,234
National
$217,500

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