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McKendree University (formerly McKendree College) is a liberal arts university founded in 1828. Its 110-acre campus is located in Lebanon, 15 miles east of St. Louis.

Website: www.mckendree.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,104
Undergraduate
Students
(54.1%) 1,138 Women
(45.9%) 966 Men
572
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,206 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
483-568 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
483-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,410
Tuition and Fees
$31,640
Room and Board
$9,920
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Freshman Award
$23,855
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,535
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
97
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Lebanon Population
4,466
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis, MO; Belleville, IL
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
77% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bearcat
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
13.8% Black/African-American
4.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.3% White
10.1% Unknown
International Students
3.2% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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