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Lees-McRae College

  • Banner Elk, NC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 890
    total students
  • $23,450 | $23,450
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 489
    sat math
  • 480
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Musical Theater
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,751
    • Accepted1,164
    • Acceptance Rate66%
    • Enrolled890
    • Female Applicants1,060
    • Females Accepted699
    • Female Acceptance Rate65%
    • Male Applicants691
    • Males Accepted465
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.14
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 480 420 530
    • SAT Math 489 420 550
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$23,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,450
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$700.00
    • Room and board *$9,474.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students890
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.35%
    • Black or African American4.72%
    • White or Caucasian38.76%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.22%
    • Asian.34%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.56%
    • Unknown51.91%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.13% representing 9 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students29% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Not Reported
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 64%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Order of the Tower
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No Division X Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty87
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 885 students to 59 faculty

Location & Contact

Lees-McRae College

PO Box 128
Banner Elk, NC 28604
USA

Mrs.Ginger Hansen

Vice President of Enrollment and Communications

Phone: 800-280-4562
Fax: 828-898-8707
Email: admissions@lmc.edu



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