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Lehman College Data & Information Overview

451 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
58% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Lehman College Ranked?

#856 Best Colleges in Nation
#57 Best Colleges in NY
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Lehman College was awarded 451 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is physical education teaching & coaching.

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Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Lehman is ranked #856 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 142 colleges in New York, Lehman is ranked at #57.

See all of the rankings for Lehman College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Lehman?

58% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Lehman College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 58%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Learn more about Lehman College admissions.

Lehman College Faculty

17 to 1 Student to Faculty
38% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Lehman College, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lehman College

74% Freshmen Retention
24% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% 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  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Lehman is 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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

Lehman College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,380 Full-Time Undergraduates
92.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
67.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,833 undergraduates at Lehman with 8,380 being full-time and 4,453 being part-time.

How Much Does Lehman College Cost?

$2,614 Net Price
4% Take Out Loans
$21,072 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Lehman is $2,614. 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 +
$881 $3,381 $8,084 $9,585 $13,494

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 4% of students took out student loans averaging $5,268 a year. That adds up to $21,072 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lehman is 5.5%. 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?

$51,661 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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 $51,661 in their early years. That's great news for Lehman students since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Lehman College make the most money.

Location of Lehman College

New York State
8,380 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
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

56 Majors With Completions
3,109 Undergraduate Degrees
963 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 56 majors graduated from Lehman College. Of these students, 3,109 received undergraduate degrees and 963 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 328 $39,507
General Psychology 324 $35,822
Sociology 248 $35,404
Health & Medical Administrative Services 234 $41,582
Nursing 199 $89,786
Accounting 176 $41,853
Social Work 143 $36,272
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 143 NA
Communication Sciences 121 $30,172
Computer Science 114 $50,118

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

Online Learning at Lehman

96% Take At Least One Class Online
47% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 13,784 students took at least one online class at Lehman College. This is a decrease from the 15,047 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 13,784 6,704
2019-2020 15,047 13,804
2018-2019 4,049 496
2017-2018 3,451 407
2016-2017 2,626 252

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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