Whether you’re an undergraduate student who’s transferring from another college or you’re an adult who’s returning to school after many years, at Lesley we can help you make your dream of finishing your bachelor’s degree a reality.

Below, you'll find some helpful hints and next steps to consider as you begin the application process. For specific deadlines and requirements, visit the Apply Now section on your desired program's webpage.

Adult Degree Completion Students

Use the application form in your program's application guide, which you can find on the individual program pages.

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Awarding of Advanced Credit

There are several ways you can earn college-level credit before you start your undergraduate program, shortening the time it takes to earn your degree. At Lesley, we award undergraduate students advanced credit in the following ways.

  • Transfer Credit
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Credit (AP Courses and Equivalencies PDF)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination Credit (IB Exam Curriculum Mapping PDF)
  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level – GCE A-Level (A-Level Course Mapping PDF)
  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams
  • American Council on Education Credit (college-level learning from training, professional development, or military experience)
  • Lesley’s Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Process (earn credit for past work and life experience)

Learn more about our policies and procedures for Awarding Advanced Credit.

Applying as an International Student?
Find details about the steps you'll need to take to study as an undergraduate in the U.S. in the Apply Now section of your program's webpage.
Contact Us
Have questions about the application process? Get in touch with our admissions counselors.