Lee University

Cleveland, TN

Lee University

Cleveland, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$19,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
500
75th
580
25th
470
75th
27
25th
21
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,856
Declined 380
Total Received 2,236
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Private

5,287

undergraduate students

625

graduate students

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School Facts

Lee University, founded in 1918, is a Christ-affiliated, private, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education and the Schools of Business, Music, Nursing, and Religion. Its 120-acre campus is located in Cleveland, TN, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,912
Established in 1918
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of God

120-acre campus in Cleveland (population: 44,483), 30 miles from Chattanooga; branch campus in Charlotte, NC. Served by bus; air serves Chattanooga; major airport and train serve Atlanta (110 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Lee University
1120 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN
37311

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
500
75th
580
25th
470
75th
27
25th
21
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,856
Declined 380
Total Received 2,236

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

77%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,412

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,840
Room $4,270
Board $3,990
Additional fees $700
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $29,400
Average Financial Aid - $11,412
Total with Avg. Aid $17,988

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,499,040
State $4,786,508
Institutional $12,968,122
Other external $967,737
Total $26,221,407

Non-need-based

Federal $15,339
State $2,020,681
Institutional $6,159,406
Other external $467,667
Total $8,663,093

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Financial Aid Office


P: 423 614-8300
F: 423 614-8016
finaid@leeuniversity.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

boxing, cycling, fly fishing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

boxing, cycling, fly fishing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Advertising. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Conducting. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Ecology. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Psychology. yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes yes
History, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies. yes
Psychology Teacher Education. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Religious Education. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes yes
School Psychology. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Youth Ministry. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business/marketing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,912

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

5,287
students

Female
60%
3,176

Male
40%
2,111

11%

625
students

Female
57%
358

Male
43%
267

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

3,819
students

Female
62%
2,365

Male
38%
1,454

28%

1,468
students

Female
55%
811

Male
45%
657

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Countries most often represented Canada
Mexico
Nepal
Nigeria
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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