McPherson College

McPherson, KS

McPherson College

McPherson, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$31,154

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

67%

male

33%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 931
Declined 854
Total Received 1,785
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Private

876

undergraduate students

42

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

McPherson College, founded in 1887, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 23-acre campus is located in McPherson, 60 miles north of Wichita.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 918
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren

Social Networks

23-acre campus in McPherson (population: 13,201), 60 miles from Wichita. Served by bus; major airport serves Wichita; train serves Hutchinson (25 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

McPherson College
1600 East Euclid
McPherson, KS
67460

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent 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
7%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 931
Declined 854
Total Received 1,785

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$27,213

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,191
Room $3,671
Board $5,083
Additional fees $963
Books & supplies $1,420
Total $41,328
Average Financial Aid - $27,213
Total with Avg. Aid $14,115

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,234,849
State $287,268
Institutional $33,400
Other external
Total $1,555,517

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,258,001
Other external $118,107
Total $12,376,108
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 365-7402, extension 1270
F: 620 241-8443
admiss@mcpherson.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, flag football, pickleball, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Studies.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Information Technology.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Business
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

918

total students

27%

in-state

73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

876
students

Female
33%
289

Male
67%
587

5%

42
students

Female
90%
38

Male
10%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

787
students

Female
31%
241

Male
69%
546

10%

89
students

Female
54%
48

Male
46%
41

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

19%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
Germany
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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