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Lesley University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Lesley University, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Lesley University by January 15.

Considering Applying Early to Lesley University?

Lesley University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Lesley University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 23.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Lesley University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important to Get In to Lesley University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Lesley University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Lesley University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Lesley University must submit the following items. Double check with Lesley University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lesley University?

Students admitted to Lesley University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 50% submitted a class rank. At Lesley University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 28% were in the top 25% and 67% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Lesley University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 50%

Lesley University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2020, 72% of Lesley University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Lesley University?

To be competitive with other Lesley University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lesley University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lesley University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lesley University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Lesley University?

To be most competitive at Lesley University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lesley University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lesley University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Lesley University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lesley University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Lesley University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Lesley University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lesley University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lesley University.

Does Lesley University accept transfer credits?

Lesley University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lesley University accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Lesley University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Lesley University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lesley University?

Lesley University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Lesley University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Lesley University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lesley University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lesley University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lesley University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Lesley University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1190

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Math SAT Range

490 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

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Lesley University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.31

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lesley University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.31. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,510

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,450

Out-of-State

$29,450

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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