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Colleges / Lee University

Lee University

Cleveland, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

About Lee University

Lee University is a private, religious university in the town of Cleveland, Tennessee. Lee University was founded in 1918. The university currently enrolls around 3,927 students per year, including 3,446 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Lee University

It is moderately difficult to get into Lee University. Around 73% of applicants get into Lee University each year. Out of 2,014 applications received in 2022, 1,462 students were offered admission.

Lee University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28%

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Lee University is located in Cleveland, Tennessee, near Chattanooga.

If you want to see Lee University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Cleveland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chattanooga Metropolitan.

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College Info

PO Box 3450 Cleveland, TN 37320-3450

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lee University Application Deadline

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Lee University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1240


Math SAT Range

490 - 610


Reading SAT Range

520 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1240 and Above


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1000 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lee University students is 1140. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lee University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lee University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lee University is like? There are approximately 3,927 students enrolled at Lee University, including 3,446 undergraduate students and 481 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 55% percent are from TN and 45% percent of students are from other states.


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