Lee University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Lee University
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Lee University Admissions Overview:

Lee University admits the majority of those who apply; the school has an acceptance rate of 87%, making it accessible to many. Prospective students must submit a completed application form, high school transcripts, test scores (from the SAT or the ACT), and a small application fee. Students can fill out an application online, or can print one out to mail in. There is no essay or personal statement requirement. Interested students should visit Lee's website for more information, and are welcome contact the admissions office with any questions.

Admissions Data (2016):

Lee University Description:

Located on a 120-acre campus in Cleveland, Tennessee, Lee University is a private university affiliated with the Church of God. The university has a largely undergraduate focus, and students can choose from 48 degree programs and more than 70 clubs and organizations. Among undergraduates, business and psychology are the most popular majors. Academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The curriculum has a focus on service as well global and cross-cultural perspectives. All students are required to participate in community service and take a course on the biblical and theological foundations of benevolence. Students can also choose from over 30 study abroad locations. In athletics, the Lee University Flames compete in the NAIA Division I. The school fields eight men's and nine women's intercollegiate teams. Popular sports include soccer, basketball, golf, track and field, cross country, and softball/baseball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,302 (4,821 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $15,770
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,880
  • Other Expenses: $5,150
  • Total Cost: $30,000

Lee University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 91%
    • Loans: 84%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,746
    • Loans: $6,312

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education, History, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 33%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Track and Field, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Golf, Cross Country, Track and Field, Basketball, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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