At Lesley, you’ll discover bold ideas about what a university can be. A
community of scholars committed to helping others. A laboratory for tackling
issues of social justice. And a place where creativity and imagination thrive.
Lesley prepares socially responsible graduates with the knowledge, skills, understanding, and ethical judgment to be catalysts shaping a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Edith Lesley started the school in 1909 to train kindergarten teachers. Since then, it has grown to include two undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools.
Founder Edith Lesley believed that an education should include not only intellectual development but also social and spiritual growth. These values define a Lesley education.
by U.S. News and World
96% of alumni are employed
or enrolled in graduate school.
100% of students in
every major complete