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

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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 3,041 undergraduate students. The Lee acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. Graduating 58% 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
1000-1230
ACT Range
20-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,159 / 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
$13,233 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 92 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 116 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 116 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    8%
  • On Campus
    80%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,041 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
909
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Diversity
    24%
  • Hipster
    22%
  • Student
    17%
  • Talented
    8%
  • "Homeschooler"
    6%
  • White chick
    6%
  • Unique
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 125 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 151 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Christ-centered excellence
    58%
  • Talented
    9%
  • Diverse
    8%
  • Strength based
    8%
  • Caring
    6%
  • Conservative
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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