Admissions Information

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at Lehigh University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationwww.lehigh.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww1.lehigh.edu/admissions/undergrad/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 46.00% and the yield is 23.01%. 7,317 men and 6,790 women applied to Lehigh and 3,000 men and 3,463 women students were accepted. Among them, 780 men and 727 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants14,1077,3176,790
Admitted6,4893,0003,463
Enrolled1,493780727
Acceptance Rate 46.00%41.00%51.00%
Yield 23.01%26.00%20.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 543 students (36% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 278 students (18%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 730 and the 25th percentile is 645. The SAT Math score is 760 (75th) and 680 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 34 (75th percentile) and 30 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing645730
SAT Math680760
ACT Composite3034
ACT Math2834
ACT English3135
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Lehigh University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,277, ACT: 81 - private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA and High School Rank to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Lehigh University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Lehigh Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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