991
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,260
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
63
965/1531
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Lees-McRae College is a 4-year institution located in Banner Elk, NC, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 128
Banner Elk, NC  28604
United States
Contact Mrs. Candace Silver
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lmc.edu
Phone: 800-280-4562
Fax: 828-898-8707

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,531
Applied
965
Accepted
991
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

993
Females Applied
623
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

538
Males Applied
342
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,878
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Fees

770
Full-time student fees
11,078
Room & board
5,182
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,260
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,172
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,111
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,180
Avg. Loan Aid
5,910
Avg. Grant Aid
8,625
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
1%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

991
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.24%
Black or African American 6.46%
White or Caucasian 71.64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.71%
Asian 31.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 1.31%
Other 12.01%

Gender

Male (34.01%)
Female (65.99%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Mountain Day, Appalachian Heritage Week and Mountain Day of Service

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

135
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 86
Male - 50
Female - 85