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SAT scores needed to get into Lehigh University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Lehigh University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1407

The average composite SAT score for admitted Lehigh University freshman is 1407 out of 1600. Lehigh students have the 72nd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1407 is in the 96th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1325 to 1490

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1325 to 1490. The 75th percentile score is 1490 while the 25th percentile score is 1325.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Lehigh but we estimate it to be around a 1240 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 720

The average score for Lehigh students on the math portion of the SAT is 720 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 680 and the 75th percentile score 760.

Average SAT Reading Score 687

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 645 to 730 and the average score for Lehigh University students is 687.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

36 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Lehigh University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Lehigh University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 46%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.81.

Can I get into Lehigh with a 1490 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1490 or higher is very competitive at Lehigh and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 62% or higher.

Can I get into Lehigh with a 1410 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1410 to 1480 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a slightly above average chance of acceptance, around 47% to 60% but admission is competitive.

Can I get into Lehigh with a 1325 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1325 to 1400 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 31% to 45% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Lehigh with a 1240 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1240 to 1315 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 29% chance of admission to Lehigh. SAT scores below 1240 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Lehigh University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 79%
1590 78%
1580 77%
1570 75%
1560 74%
1550 72%
1540 71%
1530 69%
1520 67%
1510 65%
1500 64%
1490 62%
1480 60%
1470 58%
1460 56%
1450 54%
1440 52%
1430 50%
1420 49%
1410 47%
1400 45%
1390 43%
1380 41%
1370 39%
1360 37%
1350 35%
1340 34%
1330 32%
1320 30%
1310 29%
1300 27%
1290 26%
1280 24%
1270 23%
1260 21%
1250 20%
1240 19%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213543 IPEDS survey data for Lehigh University.