Lee University

Cleveland, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1:18
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 5%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $16.5K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Lee University is a private, comprehensive university in Cleveland, Tennessee, at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Emerging as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region, Lee’s growing reputation as a quality institution can be seen in the high caliber of faculty, students, and friends who are drawn to the campus. This marks 29 straight years of increased enrollment under the leadership of president, Dr. Paul Conn. Over the past two decades, Lee has become one of the largest Christ-centered private universities in the nation, undergoing a transformation that has included significant growth in academic programs, student enrollment, faculty expertise and diversity, as well as an expanded sense of mission and vision.


Total Faculty 162
Total Enrollment 5,041
Programs 58
Equivalencies 4,253 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
All students pursuing a ministry degree are awarded a 50% tuition discount. Several state and local scholarships are available. Vocational Rehabilitation benefits. Veterans' education benefits are available - enrolled in Yellow Ribbon Program.
Tuition and Fees:
DAL UG tuition (per hour) $384; DAL UG Ministry Program tuition (per hour with ministry discount) $192; Registration fee (per semester, non-refundable) $25; Technology fee (per semester) $35; Deferred Payment Plan fee (optional) $100.
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
BA/BS in Liberal Studies.
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Credit for Prior Learning:
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

No deadlines - classes begin every 8 weeks
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Veteran Friendly:
Flexible Options:
Weekend classes available; evening classes available; online programs/courses available.
Student Services Extended Hours:
Help Desk, Library Assistance, Library Electronic Resources, Writing Lab.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
Student must have obtained a 2.0 GPA form an approved high school or completed the GED test with a score of 450.
Official Transcripts:
Transfer students are required to request official transcripts of any college work, mailed directly from the issuing institution.
SAT/ACT Scores:
SAT/ACT scores are not required of applicants 25 years of age or older. Under age 24, minimum scores of 17 on ACT or 860 on SAT are required.
Letters of Recommendation:
Not required.
Not required.
Application Fee:
$25.00 (non-refundable)
Not required.
Associates Degree Required:
Not required but we participate in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway program.
Other Requirements:
Applicants must have three years of life experience beyond high school graduation. Applicants with less than three years beyond high school may petition for an appeal for admission.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
2.0 GPA minimum for transfer students on all college transcripts.
Credits (Min/Max):
Students must successfully complete 30 credit hours from Lee University to meet graduation requirement.
Transfer Policy Document:
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Lee University

1120 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
Main Phone:
(423) 614-8000
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Dennis Purvis
Director of Enrollment Services, Enrollment Services, DAL
Transfer Services Contact:
Dennis Purvis
Director of Enrollment Services, Enrollment Services, DAL
Veterans Services Contact:
Nathan Nichols
Veterans Affairs Representative
Adult Learner Contact:
Joshua Black
Executive Director

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Lee University Charlotte Center
8600 William Ficklen Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269
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Last updated on 12/18/2015 by AcademyOne.