Consult with Lesley University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Here's an overiew of some of Lesley University's admissions stats.
|Lesley University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||72%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||7%|
These are the application deadlines for Lesley University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||January 1|
Lesley University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Lesley University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 1.
➡️ See a list of some top 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.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Lesley University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Lesley University for more information on admission factors.
Make sure to check in with Lesley University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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%.
At Lesley University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lesley University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Lesley University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Lesley University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 72% of Lesley University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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.
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.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lesley University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Lesley University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
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
Does Lesley University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lesley University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lesley University?
❌ No, Lesley University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Lesley University's acceptance rate?
✅ Lesley University's acceptance rate is 75%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lesley University?
❌ Lesley University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lesley University is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
20 to 26
20 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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