City University of New York - Lehman College

Bronx, NY

Lehman College says that its General Education Program "offers undergraduates the opportunity to deepen their self-knowledge and their understanding of the world by engaging in a thorough study of the liberal arts and sciences. The undergraduate General Education Curriculum is a structured program of courses designed to provide training in a range of essential skills as well as a broad understanding of the achievements and methods of the liberal arts and sciences, all of which allow informed inquiry into subjects of both public and personal concern." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,326
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:15%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,760 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,870 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "U. S. Experience in Its Diversity" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    City University of New York - Lehman College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/09/2016


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