Lee is an above-average private, Christian university located in Cleveland, Tennessee in the Chattanooga Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,854 undergraduate students. The Lee acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Psychology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 52% of students, Lee alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.
NCAA Division II (without football)
Gulf South Conference
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.87 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.101 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.101 responses
Most Popular Majors
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries105 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities67 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies49 Graduates
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia42 Graduates
Elementary Education36 Graduates
Public Relations23 Graduates
Religious Vocations23 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.110 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.136 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.52 responses
Lee University Reviews
Absolutely love this school! When most of my friends that go to other colleges refer to having to go to school, they usually speak about it in a dreading and negative way. When I think about being back on Lee campus, I am always excited to be there and get to gain more knowledge. The professors are outstanding and very personable. I feel that the education is definitely worth the price that I am paying for school. The campus itself is absolutely beautiful, and I love just getting to walk around campus looking at the architecture and landscape. I would recommend this school to anyone.
I have loved my time at Lee University. I have had wonderful professors and the campus and surrounding area is beautiful with lots to do. There is a wide range of student diversity and lots of career choices and activities to get involved with. However, the dorms could use some major updating! When compared to dorms at other colleges that friends attend, Lee's housing/dorms and below par. My parents like that this college seems to be safe and isn't known to be a big party scene place. The campus food is just normal college food, nothing special. I have made some great friends, while at Lee, from other states and countries. I am glad that chose Lee University but wish that the tuition was a little more affordable to reduce the amount of loans that I will have once I graduate.
I started Lee in the fall of 2018. It has been nothing short of amazing! The professors truly make my time here great. I love going to my classes and being able to learn about Christ in all my classes. The professors truly care about the students. There are so many clubs and organizations outside of Lee to get involved in so I definitely suggest looking into some of them. I like dorm life and living on campus so much. There's just an atmosphere here at Lee that is unlike any other campus and it is truly an amazing school.