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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
60%
400-499
28%
600-699
9%
500-599
52%
400-499
40%
30-36
6%
24-29
11%
18-23
80%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

85%

male

41%

female

1

teacher

13.5

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 993
Declined 913
Total Received 1,906
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Private

631

undergraduate 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 631
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Mid-Continent

McPherson College
1600 East Euclid
McPherson
67460

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board
  • Student Government Association
  • CARS Club
  • Business Club
  • Multicultural Student Association

Top Events

  • Campus Blowout
  • Bingo Nights
  • Classic Car Show
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Security cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
59%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
60%
400-499
28%
600-699
9%
500-599
52%
400-499
40%
30-36
6%
24-29
11%
18-23
80%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 12
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 993
Declined 913
Total Received 1,906

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $30,191
Room & board $9,529
Additional fees $963
Books & supplies $1,420
Other fees $2,316
Total $44,419
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Musical Theatre
Natural Sciences
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

631

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

631
students

Female
41%
259

Male
85%
538

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

753
students

Female
32%
235

Male
68%
518

6%

44
students

Female
55%
24

Male
45%
20

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

68

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
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 no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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