McPherson College

McPherson, KS

McPherson College

McPherson, KS

Tuition & Fees

$31,154

$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
8%
500-599
52%
400-499
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
24%
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
11%
18-23
80%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

68%

male

32%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 993
Declined + 913
Total Received 1,906
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Private (nonprofit)

797

undergraduate students

29

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Business
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6404
ACT 1440

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 826
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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McPherson, KS

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

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
60%
400-499
28%
600-699
8%
500-599
52%
400-499
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
24%
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
11%
18-23
80%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 993
Declined + 913
Total Received 1,906

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dane Pavlovich
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 620 242-0400
F: 620 241-8443
admissions@mcpherson.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,170.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,191
Room $4,446
Board $5,083
Additional fees $963
Books & supplies $1,420
Total $42,103
Average Financial Aid - $27,170
Total with Avg. Aid $14,933

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Sara Brubaker
Director of Financial Aid
brubakes@mcpherson.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Andrew Ehling (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
cardinal and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Stewardship
Health Science
History
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education/Health
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Technology/Automotive Restoration
Theatre Arts
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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

826

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

797
students

Female
32%
259

Male
68%
538

4%

29
students

Female
86%
25

Male
14%
4

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
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

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

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
  • 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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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

International Student Contact

Sarah Brubaker
Director of Financial Aid/Admissions Operations
620 242-0413
brubakes@mcpherson.edu

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