Lee College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 818
Baytown, TX 77522-0818
Tel: (281)427-5611; 800-621-8724; Admissions: (281)425-6399; Fax: (281)425-6831; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.lee.edu/

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1934. Setting: 35-acre suburban campus with easy access to Houston. Total enrollment: 5,906. 1,613 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,624 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 4,282 students, 37% women, 63% men. Students come from 10 other countries, 0.2% Native American, 22% Hispanic, 12% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 52% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: THEA required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $22 per semester hour part-time. State resident tuition: $45 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $60 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $11 per semester hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 27 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Congress, Health Information Student Association, Lee College Awareness, Digital Information Society, ASHRAE - Air Conditioning Society of Heat and Refrigeration Engineers. Major annual events: Fall Fiesta, Spring Fling, Annual Blood Drive. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, emergency telephones. College housing not available. Erma Wood Carlson Learning Resource Center with 100,000 books, 660 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 800 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Population 60,000. Baytown is located midway between Houston and the open sea on the Houston Ship Channel. The city is a consolidation of three towns: Baytown, Goose Creek, and Pelly. There are many churches in the immediate area, and four hospitals are easily accessible.

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