Lee University

Cleveland, TN

Lee University

Cleveland, TN

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$19,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
35%
500-599
38%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
40%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
41%
18-23
31%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,975
Declined 441
Total Received 2,416
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Private

4,686

undergraduate students

503

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 5,189
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 town
  • Metropolitan area: Chattanooga, TN
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Chattanooga Metropolitan

Lee University
1120 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN
37311

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Leadership Council
  • CRU
  • Big Pal Little Pal
  • Delta Zeta Tau
  • Crossover

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Dorm Wars
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
74%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
35%
500-599
38%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
40%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
41%
18-23
31%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.68

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,975
Declined 441
Total Received 2,416

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $18,840
Room & board $8,260
Additional fees $700
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $2,075
Total $31,475
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

boxing, cycling, fly fishing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

boxing, cycling, fly fishing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Corrections
Creative Writing
Criminology
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Financial Mathematics
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Psychology Teacher Education
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,189

total students

48%

in-state

52%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

4,686
students

Female
61%
2,847

Male
39%
1,839

10%

503
students

Female
56%
281

Male
44%
222

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

3,677
students

Female
63%
2,295

Male
37%
1,382

22%

1,009
students

Female
55%
552

Male
45%
457

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

197

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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