Chances of getting into CUNY Lehman College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
35%
Admission Difficulty for CUNY Lehman College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Lehman and can I get accepted? The school has a 35% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,298 out of 15,138 applicants were admitted making Lehman a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Lehman SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for CUNY Lehman College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for CUNY Lehman College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Lehman College?

CUNY Lehman College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #72 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY Lehman College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >48%
1110 to 1170 Avg + 35%-48%
1050 to 1110 Avg - 24%-35%
990 to 1050 Reach 16%-24%
Less than 990 Low <16%
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Lehman ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for CUNY Lehman College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for CUNY Lehman College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

CUNY Lehman College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

CUNY Lehman College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,001 6,137 15,138
Accepted 3,361 1,937 5,298
Acceptance Rate 37% 32% 35%
Enrolled 588 352 940
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 18%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
327

Applicants have 327 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Lehman before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Lehman College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

CUNY Lehman College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at CUNY Lehman College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190637 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Lehman College.