Lee University

Cleveland, TN, USA
3.92 Average Rating

Lee University is a 4-year institution located in Cleveland, Tennessee. They offer 55 majors on the more than 119 acre campus with the focus of “develop[ing] within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability and skill which will prepare them for responsible Christian living in a complex world.” Sponsored by the Church of God, Lee University is a Christian institution that requires full-time students to attend 70% of each semester’s masses. Lee maintains the Center for Calling & Career (CCC) to help students choose a major and provide career exploration.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Church of God
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
87%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Other April 15, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
45%
Out-Of-State Students
52%
87%
Submitting ACT
28%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1088
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,370
Total Number of Undergrads
4,860
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
55%
20-39 Students
34%
40-99 Students
9%
100+ Students
1%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
54%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,246
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$15,170
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$15,170
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,880
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
55%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
91%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,666
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
91%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,343
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$11,746

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
84%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,312
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$279
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
100
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
48%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Lee University Flames
School Colors
Navy Blue/Burgundy
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Gulf South Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chattanooga
Atlanta
Nashville
Knoxville
Charlotte
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
28%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.92 Average Rating
Great Christian school with rigorous academics, a gorgeous campus, a (relatively) cheap price tag, a perfect amount of students and things to do, a ton of majors, an array of housing options, thriving greek life (if you're into that), a lighthearted attitude, and one of the best study abroad programs out there.
Colm from Jasper, GA
I love this school . It has challenged me academically. It has given me opportunities to excel in areas of leadership.
Benjamin from Gonzales, LA
Lee University is a private, christian college in Cleveland, TN. Lee University is completely Christ-centered and a great place to be. It has some of the nicest people in the world and, no matter what you did in high school, they will let you in if you are really serious about getting a college education because they believe strongly in redemption.
Jimi from Freeport, FL
Lee University has the best christian atmosphere as a college campus.
Lee University has one of the best music departments in the country.
Lee University seems more like home then the other campus's that I toured.
Christopher from Benton, TN

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