Bradley County, Tenn | Cleveland, Tenn
Lee University has been ranked once again in the upper tier of Southern universities in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges.
This year Lee ranked #27, moving up six spots from last year, within the top 50 “Best Regional Universities – South” category, which includes both public and private universities. The ranked schools are evaluated in up to 15 areas related to academic excellence such as graduation rate, peer-assessment, freshman retention rate, student-faculty ratio, and acceptance rate.
In addition to the main ranking, Lee reappears in three specialty rankings. These include “A+ Schools for B Students,” the “Best Value Schools” listing, and “Best Colleges for Veterans.”
U.S. News has been ranking colleges for 37 years and continues to be a closely watched college ranking. The magazine reviewed over 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide for the 2022 annual issue.