Tuition & Fees

$30,520

$30,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
54%
400-499
16%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
63%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
30%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
33%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
38%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined + 584
Total Received 1,750
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Private (nonprofit)

1,956

undergraduate students

543

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1456
ACT 1076

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Location

School Facts

McKendree University, founded in 1828, is a liberal arts university. Its 235-acre campus is located in Lebanon, IL, 23 miles east of St. Louis, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,499
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)

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Lebanon, IL

235-acre campus in Lebanon (population: 4,417), served by bus; 23 miles from St. Louis. Campuses in Radcliff, KY and at Scott Air Force Base, IL. Major airport and train St. Louis. School operates transportation to various locations on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

McKendree University
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL 62254

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 2% of male students
 
3 sororities 17% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
54%
400-499
16%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
63%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
30%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
33%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
38%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined + 584
Total Received 1,750

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Christopher Hall
Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 232-7228, extension 6831
F: 618 537-6496
inquiry@mckendree.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 BEAR-CAT, extension 6828
F: 618 537-6530
financial_aid_office@mckendree.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beth Juehne
Director of Financial Aid
bjuehne@mckendree.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
fencing
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
weight lifting
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Bass Fishing, Bowling, Ice Hockey

Club Sports - Women's

Bass Fishing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Football, Softball, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chuck Brueggemann (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great Lakes Valley Conference
Mascot
Bearcats
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Computational Science
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Economics
Economics/Finance
Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science/Sports Performance
Global Studies
Health Education
Health/Wellness
History
History Education
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Interactive Media
International Relations
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Music
Music Education
Music Marketing
Music Performance
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Practice in Ethical Leadership
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Communications
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Counseling
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Relations/Management
Religious Studies
Science Education
Social Science Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communications
Sports Management
Teaching
Theatre
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,499

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,956
students

Female
53%
1,034

Male
47%
922

22%

543
students

Female
70%
381

Male
30%
162

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

1,631
students

Female
51%
819

Male
49%
812

17%

325
students

Female
67%
215

Male
33%
110

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Italy
New Zealand
Serbia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Josie Blasdel
Director of Undergraduate Admission
618 537-6836
jlblasdel@mckendree.edu

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