• Lee University is continuously listed on rankings such as “America’s 100 Best College Buys” and U.S. News’ “Great Schools, Great Prices.” These surveys seek to identify the universities and colleges that are providing an academically superior education environment at the lowest possible cost.

    Since the year 2000, Lee University has been listed in the Princeton Review ranking of “best colleges” in the Southeast.

    The intercollegiate Studies Institute has recommended Lee University as one of 50 “All-American Colleges,” and included the college in the publication, “All-American Colleges:Top Schools for Conservatives, Old-Fashioned Liberals, and People of Faith.”

    Lee University was listed as number 13 among the 20 Colleges Most Committed to Community Service by USA Today College in 2011. The Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency tasked with fostering an ethic of volunteerism and service in America, has repeatedly placed Lee’s community service program on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Lee has often been listed on the honor roll “with distinction” because of the program’s exceptional efforts in service to its community. In 2009, Lee received the honor of being one of six Presidential Awardees in the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

    Lee University ranks second in the country among the top 40 Master’s Colleges and Universities in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for studying abroad, according to Open Doors 2011, an annual report published by the New York-based Institute of International Education (IIE).

    Lee University is proud to have been chosen for inclusion by the John Templeton Foundation to the Honor Roll for Character Building Colleges.

    Lee University competes in NCAA Division II as a member of the Gulf South Athletic Conference, which includes teams from Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Lee’s application was approved in July of 2012 to begin the three year membership process for NCAA DII. Lee University offers varsity competition for women in basketball, cross country, fast-pitch softball, golf, soccer, tennis, track, and volleyball and for men in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track.