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McPherson, founded in 1888, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 23-acre campus is located in McPherson, 60 miles north of Witchita.

Website: www.mcpherson.edu/

Private
Co-ed
673
Undergraduate
Students
(38.5%) 259 Women
(69.2%) 466 Men
8
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
27% of 759 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
480-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
583 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,496
Tuition and Fees
$28,951
Room and Board
$8,789
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$25,862
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,615
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
43
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 44% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

McPherson Population
13,218
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
75% of women participate
Fraternities
50% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
12.8% Black/African-American
14.3% Hispanic/Latino
0.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.3% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
63.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
94%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
5.0%
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