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Lee University
  • 4 Year
  • CLEVELAND, TN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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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 3,459 undergraduate students. The Lee acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. Graduating 63% of students, Lee alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.

About

1120 N OCOEE ST
CLEVELAND, TN 37311
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference

Lee University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Lee Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1200
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$17,629 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,460 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 87 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 109 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,459 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,211
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 69 responses
  • Diversity
    22%
  • Hipster
    20%
  • Conservative white privilege
    19%
  • Student
    16%
  • "Homeschooler"
    4%
  • Talented
    4%
  • Unique
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 118 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 144 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Christ-centered excellence
    56%
  • Talented
    10%
  • Diverse
    8%
  • Strength based
    8%
  • Caring
    7%
  • Conservative
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 52 responses

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