The acceptance rate at Lehman is 47%. It ranks #28 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Lehman is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 9,428 out of 20,057 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 960/1080 ACT 0/0). CUNY Lehman College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.2. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Lehman application fee is $65 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. CUNY Lehman College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||1020
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Lehman College?
CUNY Lehman College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 900. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. Lehman ranks #72 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
What GPA do you need to get into CUNY Lehman College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Lehman. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Lehman College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #82 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Lehman will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.2 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||15%||14%|
Applicants have 154 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to CUNY Lehman College is $65.
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Lehman College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Lehman.
47% of those who apply are granted admission to Lehman. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1080. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.