Lee College

Tel: (281)427-5611
6,083 students
Public institution

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The primary purpose of Lee College is to provide quality instruction for its students. Through a variety of programs and services, Lee College prepares students for success in higher education or employment. Lee College also provides a broad-based program of extension courses, distance education, adult education, continuing education and community service.
School Highlights:
Lee College serves 6,083 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lee College is one of 23 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
The nearest community college is San Jacinto Community College (9.8 miles away).

School Overview

Lee College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,083 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,083 students
1,303 students
Lee College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,635 students
836 students
Lee College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,448 students
1,046 students
Lee College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lee College sch enrollment Lee College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Lee College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
28%
7%
Lee College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
23%
12%
Lee College Black (2006-2012)
% White
46%
67%
Lee College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Lee College More (2010-2011)
Lee College sch ethnicity Lee College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.45
Lee College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,190 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,510 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,190 $5,940
Lee College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,510 $10,072
Lee College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1934 to provide high quality education at a minimal cost, Lee College has continued that tradition for over 60 years. Originally housed on the Robert E. Lee High School campus, Lee College severed its initial integration with the Goose Creek Independent School District under the leadership of the college's first dean, Walter Rundell. In 1948, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools granted Lee College accreditation and recommended that the college develop its own campus apart from the local high school. A successful bond election in the following year allowed for the construction of Rundell Hall and the campus gymnasium. The college experienced tremendous growth after classes began in the new buildings in 1951. In 2000, another successful bond election led to expansion of the campus by more than 33% with the addition in 2002 of a new Advanced Technology Center, Library, and Tennis Courts. In 2003, the College occupied a new Wellness Center and Sports Complex. Parking was also expanded and beautification efforts including a central courtyard, covered walks, and landscaping were completed. Lee College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Science Degree and the Associate of Applied Science Degree. Lee College is also accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Education Agency.

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Did You Know?
For Harris, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,331 per year for in-state students and $10,817 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,622 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Harris, TX is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Harris, TX community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Harris, TX is San jacinto college-North Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.