Lee University

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Lee University can be found in Cleveland, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Lee University has an enrollment of over four thousand students.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to Lee University. A score between 950 to 1180 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Lee University average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 92% of all applicants are granted admission to Lee University, from which 52 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at leeuniversity.edu.

Overall Lee University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lee University was reported as 91.7% in Fall 2013 with over 1,690 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Lee University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Lee University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lee University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.6%
  • 2010-2011: 64.3%
  • 2011-2012: 61.2%
  • 2012-2013: 89.1%
  • 2013-2014: 91.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 80.6%

How Does Lee University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lee University is sixty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southern Adventist University38.6%
Bryan College-Dayton37.9%
Tennessee Wesleyan College71.4%
Tennessee Temple University78.4%
Covenant College57.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lee University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math17 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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