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Lesley University Admission 2024

Cambridge, USA

Lesley University
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University ranking

  • Lesley University has been ranked at 331-440 in the U.S. News 2022-23 listing of National Universities. 
  • U.S. News also ranks Lesley University at 326 in the list of Top Performers on Social Mobility. 
  • It is also ranked at 501-600 in the US College Rankings for 2022 by Times Higher Education (THE). 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Lesley University is 84%, as of fall, 2021, which makes this university less selective. The previous acceptance rate of the university was 83.8% in 2020. 

Admission eligibility criteria 

  • The undergraduate admission requirement includes GPA criteria and the high school curriculum. 
  • Lesley University expects a strong academic background from freshman applicants. 
  • Candidates with an average grade point of 3.1 (GPA) are accepted into the university. 
  • They must also have taken the  required coursework in high school such as: 
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of science, including at least two lab courses
  • 3 years of maths, including Algebra II
  • 3 years of social sciences/history including U.S. History
  • Graduate schools, on the other hand, require at least a “B” average for acceptance. 
  • Official undergraduate records and transcripts are needed as part of the application and admission process. 

Documents required 


  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Standard test scores, although optional
  • International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement (AP) scores


  • Personal statement or essay question
  • Recommendation
  • Entrance exams like the MAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT (whichever is applicable)
  • Undergraduate grades

Tests required 

  • MAT
  • GRE
  • LSAT
  • GMAT
  • MCAT  

Popular courses 

  • Arts and humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Physical sciences
  • Life sciences
  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Economics. 

How the university evaluates applicants 

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their academic background, education history, official transcripts, test scores, entrance exams, references, and personal statements. 

Tips for applying to the University 

  • Recommendations should be asked from teachers well in advance. 
  • The essay should be a self-reflection of the applicant.
  • Abbreviations should be avoided in communication.
  • Students are required to schedule a virtual interview with an admission counselor. 
  • Applicants must proofread the application form before submitting. 

Application deadline 

Here are the application deadlines that you should note: 

  • Early action deadline- December 1 (Fall/September start)
  • Regular admission
  • Fall start- February 15
  • Spring/January start- December 1  



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