Tuition & Fees

$18,770

$18,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
39%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
32%
24-29
32%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
15%
30-36
18%
24-29
44%
18-23
31%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,029
Declined + 414
Total Received 2,443
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Private (nonprofit)

4,883

undergraduate students

503

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies With Teacher Licensure
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Codes

SAT 1401
ACT 3978

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,386
Established in 1918
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of God
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Cleveland, TN

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

Lee University
1120 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN 37311

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 8% of male students
 
5 sororities 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
39%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
32%
24-29
32%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
15%
30-36
18%
24-29
44%
18-23
31%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,029
Declined + 414
Total Received 2,443

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Phil Cook
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 LEE-8890
F: 423 614-8533
admissions@leeuniversity.edu

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,010

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,120
Room $3,120
Board $1,060
Additional fees $650
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $24,550
Average Financial Aid - $14,010
Total with Avg. Aid $10,540

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,137,359
State $4,258,000
Institutional $12,756,366
Other external $739,161
Total $25,890,886

Non-need-based

Federal $36,281
State $2,241,253
Institutional $6,843,892
Other external $525,830
Total $9,647,256
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Marian Dill
Director of Financial Aid
mdill@leeuniversity.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball

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 Directors

Larry Carpenter (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Andrea Hudson (women's)
Swa/assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)
Mascot
Flames
School colors
maroon and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art Graphic Design
Art K-12 Teacher Licensure
Art Studio
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biblical/Theological Studies/Pastoral Studies
Biblical/Theological Studies/Pre-Grad Studies
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Pre-Professional
Biological Science
Biological Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Biological Science/Pre-Physician Assistant
Biological Science/Pre-Professional
Biological Science/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Business Administration
Business Administration/Financial Services Emphasis
Business Administration/International Business Emphasis
Business Administration/Management Emphasis
Business Administration/Management Information Systems Emphasis
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Non Profit Management
Business Administration/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Chemistry
Chemistry/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Children's Ministries
Christian Education
Christian Leadership
Christian Ministry
Christian Ministry/Bible/Theology
Christian Ministry/Counseling
Christian Ministry/Pastoral Ministry
Christian Studies
Church Music
Cinema
Classics
Classroom Teaching
College Student Development
Communication
Communication/Advertising
Communication/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Conducting
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Developmental/Child Psychology
Digital Media/Journalism
Digital Media/Studio Production
Disaster/Healthcare Mission Management
Discipleship Ministries
Educational Leadership
Elementary/Secondary Education
English
English/Mathematics/Teacher Licensure 6-8
English/Science/Teacher Licensure 6-8
English/Social Studies/Teacher Licensure 6-8
English/Teacher Licensure 6-12
English/Writing
Exercise Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Psychology
French
French/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Health Science
Health Science/Allied Health/Pre-Professional
Health/Wellness/Teacher Licensure K-12
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education Administration
History
History/Economics/Teacher Licensure 6-12
History/Political Science/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Holistic Child Development
Human Development/Asian Studies
Human Development/Business
Human Development/Early Childhood
Humanities/Arts
Humanities/Philosophy
Information Systems/Development
Information Systems/Operations
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Studies/Global Missiology
Intercultural Studies/Urban Missions/International Relief/Community Development
Intercultural Studies/Vocational Missiology
Interdisciplinary Studies/Teacher Licensure K-6
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mathematics/Science/Teacher Licensure 6-8
Mathematics/Social Studies/Teacher Licensure 6-8
Mental Health/Counseling
Middle Grades Education
Ministry Leadership
Ministry Studies
Music Business
Music Education
Music Education/Teacher Licensure K-12
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Physical Education/Recreation
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/Teacher Licensure 9-12
Public Administration
Public Relations
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science/Social Studies/Teacher Licensure 6-8
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Teacher Licensure 6-12
Special Education
Special Education/Interventionist I/K-8 Licensure
Special Education/Interventionist II/6-12 Licensure
Special Education/Support Services
Special Education/Teacher Licensure K-12
Sports Management
TESOL
TESOL/Teacher Licensure PreK-12
Theatre
Theatre/Teacher Licensure K-12
Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
Youth/Family Ministry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies With Teacher Licensure

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • 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

5,386

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

4,883
students

Female
61%
2,992

Male
39%
1,891

9%

503
students

Female
55%
275

Male
45%
228

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

3,780
students

Female
64%
2,415

Male
36%
1,365

23%

1,103
students

Female
53%
577

Male
47%
526

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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
2%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
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

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Renee Williams
International Admissions Counselor
423 614-8500
rwilliams@leeuniversity.edu

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