Lee University is a private, faith-based liberal arts college in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States. Historically, the school was affiliated with the Church of God, a Christian denomination. Lee was the denomination's Bible Training School from 1918 until 1947, when the name was changed to Lee College. Lee became a university in 1997. The university comprises five colleges: the College of Arts & Sciences, the Helen DeVos College of Education, the School of Music, the School of Religion, and the Center for Adult & Professional Studies. Lee University is named for F.J. Lee, the institution's second president.
Lee was ranked by US News and World Report as 46th among Southern regional universities in 2012. Lee University now maintains the fifth largest undergraduate enrollment among the 103 faith-based colleges who are member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities..
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