Lee University

Cleveland, TN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,412
Graduate Enrollment: 555
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Church of God

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 82.94%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 13.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,169
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1000 - 1230

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 55.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 33.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 20.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 81.9%
Black: 4.7%
Hispanic: 1.9%
Asian: 1.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 4.0%
Non-resident alien: 2.9%
Unknown race: 2.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $31,703
In-State tuition: $20,500
Out-of-State tuition: $20,500

Estimated books and supplies: $1,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,510 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,860 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,510 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,860 (2022)

Average Family Income: $74,997 (2017)
Median Family Income: $49,230 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 29.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 66.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $273 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,746
$30k-48k $16,520
$48k-75k $18,730
$75k-110k $20,561
$110k+ $22,577

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 46%
6-year graduation rate: 58%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,334 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,334 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 66.6% (2015)
@3 year 71.2% (2017)
@5 year 77.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 44.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 42.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $32,386 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $39,880 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 83 $26,450 $270 $26,723 ($2,227) $36,511 ($3,043)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 22 $388 $46,592 ($3,883)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 7
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 24 $28,375 $294 $25,071 ($2,089) $29,370 ($2,448)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 24
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 24 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 52 $28,979 $177 $36,912 ($3,076) $34,588 ($2,882)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 14 $24,750 $239
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 14 $28,042
Master's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Religious Education. 6
Bachelor's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 6
Master's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 16
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 22 $33,350 ($2,779) $48,221 ($4,018)
Bachelor's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 81 $28,750 $274 $29,793 ($2,483) $37,581 ($3,132)
Master's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 1
Bachelor's Degree Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 35 $26,750 $283 $28,470 ($2,373) $38,153 ($3,179)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 49 $27,000 $286 $31,918 ($2,660) $33,687 ($2,807)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 6
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 3
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 17 $39,189 ($3,266)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 5
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 9
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 53 $23,832 $252 $40,789 ($3,399) $39,712 ($3,309)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 26 $410 $44,143 ($3,679) $42,637 ($3,553)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 27 $29,625 $314 $40,352 ($3,363) $41,701 ($3,475)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 19 $25,245 $257 $27,380 ($2,282) $47,780 ($3,982)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 14 $29,750 $302
Bachelor's Degree Music. 15 $28,000 $288
Master's Degree Music. 9
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 26 $26,000 $228 $26,178 ($2,182)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 8 $65,665 ($5,472)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 23
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 33 $25,300 $265 $55,080 ($4,590)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 71 $25,000 $263 $38,078 ($3,173) $53,318 ($4,443)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 32 $295 $50,438 ($4,203) $53,752 ($4,479)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 22 $16,750 $178 $50,882 ($4,240) $70,035 ($5,836)
Bachelor's Degree History. 14 $39,716 ($3,310)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $68,022
Full time faculty: 91%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $24,863,084 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $30,674,062 (2022)