Lee U

Lee University

1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    14
  • Previously Enrolled
    60

Overview of Lee University (Lee U)

About this school

Lee University, founded in 1918, is a church-affiliated institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education and the Schools of Music and Religion. Its 60-acre campus is located in Cleveland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,860
    • Men:1,847 (38.0%)
    • Women:3,013 (62.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (Lee U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lee University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
1
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
Recommended
August 1
ACT Only
Recommended
August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 3450
City, State, Zip
Cleveland, TN  37320-3450
Phone
(423) 614-8500
Fax
(423) 614-8533
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
MMR immunization record required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 2,387 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 1,625 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 762 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,256 (62%) of 2,030 admitted students enrolled
Women
799 (57%) of 1,397 admitted students enrolled
Men
457 (72%) of 633 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
551 average |490-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
573 average |510-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
38%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |21-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
15%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
32%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Lee U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $17,690 (57.640925382860864%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,300 (27.044639947865754%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (5.213424568263278%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,100 (10.1010101010101%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lee University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003500
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
837 (93.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
663 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
663 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
169 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$13,944
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 624 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,058
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 534 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,222
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 113 (17.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
174 (19.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,663

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,357 (87.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,781 (82.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,771 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
496 (17.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$12,666
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,508 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,970
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,299 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,390
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 332 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
591 (15.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,177

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,792
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,980

Academics & Instruction (Lee U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


184

Part-Time Faculty


279

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


31%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
533,194

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
348
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lee University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.9%

Programs & Majors (Lee U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (77)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Conducting
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family Psychology
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Education, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Aboriginal Social Work, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Church Music

Master's Programs of Study (30)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Child Development
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Ethics
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Campus Life (Lee U)

Location & Geography

Population


42,386

Nearest Metropolitan Area


120 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Chattanooga, TN

Weather


Temperature
28 average low in January, 86.4 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
30 mile(s) from campus in Chattanooga
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Chattanooga

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


48% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


52%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Flames (Sparky)
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lee University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student leadership council, cru, big pal little pal, delta zeta tau, crossover

Sororities


8% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,854

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,860
Women
3,013
Men
1,847

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 4.9% Black/African-American
  • 1.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.2% White
  • 9.7% Unknown

International Students


3.0% from 51 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


510

Student Resources (Lee U)

Study resources