McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$32,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
631
25th
437
75th
646
25th
434
75th
28
25th
16
75th
27
25th
17
75th
28
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,377
Declined 588
Total Received 1,965
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Private

2,218

undergraduate students

695

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,913
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

McKendree University
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL
62254

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
631
25th
437
75th
646
25th
434
75th
28
25th
16
75th
27
25th
17
75th
28
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,377
Declined 588
Total Received 1,965

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,220

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,100
Room $5,470
Board $6,000
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $44,670
Average Financial Aid - $19,220
Total with Avg. Aid $25,450

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,438,226
State $2,414,258
Institutional $14,138,580
Other external $1,248,503
Total $21,239,567

Non-need-based

Federal
State $33,884
Institutional $4,004,397
Other external $488,157
Total $4,526,438

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Other sports yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Water polo yes yes
Weight lifting yes yes
Wrestling yes yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great Lakes Valley Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Applied Mathematics, Other. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biopsychology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computational Mathematics. yes
Computer Science. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary School Administration/Principalship. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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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

2,913

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

2,218
students

Female
53%
1,165

Male
47%
1,053

24%

695
students

Female
68%
473

Male
32%
222

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,491
students

Female
49%
730

Male
51%
761

33%

727
students

Female
60%
435

Male
40%
292

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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