Lee Gets Top Tier Rating Once Again
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Lee University has once again been ranked in the “top tier” of its category in the 2013 “Best Colleges” edition of U.S. News & World Report. The rankings were announced in a special issue on Sept. 12.
Lee moved up eight spots this year to No. 46 on the “Regional Universities (South) list and made No. 12 on “Best Values: Great Schools at Great Prices” list.
The Best Values list highlights 20 schools in each region who score well in U.S. News’ rubric combining quality and cost to the student after financial aid.
“We’re happy with the results this year,” said Lee Director of Public Information Brian Conn. “It’s another signal that we are moving in the right direction, and we know these are rankings people pay attention to when looking for colleges.”
Over 1600 colleges and universities nationwide are part of the USN&WR rankings, which have become a popular feature of college life each autumn. In the rankings, Lee is considered a “regional university,” a category of universities which provide master’s programs as well as a full range of undergraduate majors. Rankings are also listed in the categories Best National Universities and Best Regional Colleges. The rankings for 2013 can be found at the following link: www.usnews.com/colleges