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McKendree University

701 College Rd, Lebanon, IL

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McKendree University, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Lebanon, Illinois, the school resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. About 3,300 students enroll at McKendree University yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. The most common scores among students accepted to this school are between 19 to 25 for the ACT exam, or 1230 to 1590 for the SAT exam. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at McKendree University, with 32 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll.  Key information on admissions can be found via the school's graduate and undergraduate admissions portal.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $27,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Housing is available for students, and generally costs about $4,900 each year. McKendree University may offer financial aid for students who are eligible as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at McKendree University through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

Students can visit the school's mckendree.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants McKendree University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at McKendree University is about 3,000, where graduate students make up roughly 12% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $27,000-$32,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $870-$1,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$19,558
Receiving Student Loans76%$6,754
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, McKendree University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

McKendree University has an overall graduation rate which is around 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

McKendree University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Football (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by McKendree University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact McKendree University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
63.50%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
30

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$16,177