CUNY Lehman College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Lehman. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Lehman.

What are your chances at Lehman?

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    *gpa score is required

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Lehman or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Lehman, 75.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for CUNY Lehman College, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Lehman?

    Lehman requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of Some
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, Lehman also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Lehman requires a minimum of 120 credits.

    What are CUNY Lehman College’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Lehman transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline January 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for CUNY Lehman College transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Lehman on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is CUNY Lehman College’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Lehman received 15782 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 6261 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Lehman is 39.67%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Lehman. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Lehman?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Lehman or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 6261 accepted transfer students, 1032 students enrolled - that means the yield was 16.48%.

    Lehman accepts 40 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Lehman

    Lehman costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for Lehman students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the CUNY Lehman College transfer GPA requirements?

    Lehman requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Lehman requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.3.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Lehman?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Lehman. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Bronx...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Lehman is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Lehman then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Lehman

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Lehman website for more info.
    Lehman accepts 39.67% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Lehman, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.2 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.33. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Lehman students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 460 540 500
    SAT Reading 450 540 495
    2018 Total SAT Score 910 1080 995
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    CUNY Lehman College’s average SAT score is 995. To be a competitive applicant for CUNY Lehman College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Lehman?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Lehman or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Lehman, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to CUNY York College
    Transfering to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Transfering to Farmingdale State College
    Transfering to State University of New York at New Paltz
    Transfering to Touro College