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Acceptance Rate
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
Freshmen Enrollment
SAT Scores

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 19,761 students have applied and 7,465 students have allowed to admit to CUNY Lehman College (Acceptance rate: 37.78%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 12.62 % where 942 students have finally enrolled out of 7,465 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Canisius College and Metropolitan College of New York, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 51.33%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 24.44%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,070 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of CUNY Lehman College is average than the schools (average score is 1,181). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
CUNY Lehman College1,0700
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,15823
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York113572

SAT Score by Subject

At CUNY Lehman College, 899 students submitted SAT scores (95% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,070 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510570

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to CUNY Lehman College. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to CUNY Lehman College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended