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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
797
Undergraduate
Students
(41.0%) 259 Women
(85.3%) 538 Men
29
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
52% of 1,906 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
530 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
490-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,619
Tuition and Fees
$31,154
Room and Board
$9,529
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Freshman Award
$28,622
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,872
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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
44
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
70% 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.
2.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
14.4% Black/African-American
18.4% Hispanic/Latino
5.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.0% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students
0.5%
First-Year Students Returning
58.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
94%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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