McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$31,640

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
60%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,265
Declined 732
Total Received 1,997
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Private

1,788

undergraduate students

504

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,292
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist Church

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: St. Louis, MO; Belleville, IL
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: St. Louis Lambert International, MidAmerica St. Louis

McKendree University
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL
62254

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Center for Public Service
  • Wonders of Wellness
  • Campus Ministries
  • APO
  • Debate

Top Events

  • Academic Excellence Celebration
  • Involvement Fair
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
60%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,265
Declined 732
Total Received 1,997

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,994

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,540
Room & board $9,920
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,200
Total $43,760
Average Financial Aid - $4,994
Total with Avg. Aid $38,766
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, bowling, ice hockey

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computational Mathematics
Computer Science
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Musical Theatre
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,292

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,788
students

Female
52%
927

Male
48%
861

22%

504
students

Female
69%
348

Male
31%
156

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,484
students

Female
49%
727

Male
51%
757

18%

304
students

Female
66%
200

Male
34%
104

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

76

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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