If you are thinking about applying to Lee University, the fee for the application is $25.
Students who submit their applications to Lee University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
The following is an overiew of some of Lee University's admissions stats.
|Lee University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||28%|
|Mean SAT Score||1117|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||21%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||74%|
These are the application deadlines for Lee University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Lee University does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to get into Lee University. Lee University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Lee University accepted 83% of all applicants, approximately 1,843 from the 2,222 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lee University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Lee University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Lee University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Lee University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lee University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Lee University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Other Requirements||√||MMR immunization record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lee University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 53% submitted a class rank. At Lee University 28% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At Lee University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||27%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10%|
|3.00 and 3.24||6%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lee University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Lee University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Lee University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 21% of Lee University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 74% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lee University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1000 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lee University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lee University student is 1117.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lee University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lee University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Lee University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lee University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lee University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lee University.
Transfer students can enroll in Lee University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lee University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lee University.
Does Lee University accept transfer credits?
✅ Lee University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lee University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Lee University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lee University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lee University?
✅ Lee University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Lee University's acceptance rate?
✅ Lee University's acceptance rate is 83%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lee University?
❌ Lee University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Lee University? Lee University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lee University acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1230 and Above
1000 to 1230
1000 and Less
The median SAT score for Lee University students is 1117. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lee University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1230 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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lee University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.73. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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