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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
1,788
Undergraduate
Students
(51.8%) 927 Women
(48.2%) 861 Men
504
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,997 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.38
SAT Math
532 average
431-633 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
532 average
428-635 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
19-28 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
74%
Average Freshman Award
$23,152
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,754
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
92
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
73% 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.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
13.2% Black/African-American
5.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.5% White
11.8% Unknown
International Students
5.1%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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