2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

The Cambridge and Boston Advantage

Lesley University is a close-knit academic community within the bustling cultural hub of Cambridge, a short subway or bus ride from Boston.

Lesley students benefit from the unparalleled advantages of being right in the heart of a major educational, political, technological, business, and cultural center. Greater Boston houses the highest concentration of colleges and universities in the United States. Lesley shares Cambridge with Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Hult International Business School. Other neighboring institutions include Tufts, Brandeis, Wellesley, Northeastern, Boston College, Boston University, and many more. These institutions form a world-class intellectual community that Lesley students enjoy and benefit from.

Cambridge's distinctive and dynamic cultural life includes museums, theaters, concert halls, galleries, libraries, bookstores, cafés, restaurants, clubs, lectures, and sporting events for every taste and inclination. The rolling hills and spectacular mountains to the north and west and the breathtaking shoreline in the east and south situate Lesley amid great natural beauty and seasonal diversity. The riches of Cambridge and Boston, and their safe, easily accessible, and charming and vibrant neighborhoods, immeasurably enhance Lesley's student life.