2,104
Students
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21,099
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

McKendree University is a University institution located in Lebanon, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 701 College Road
Lebanon, IL  62254
United States
Contact Mrs. Josie Blasdel
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Email: jlblasdel@mckendree.edu
Phone: 618-537-6836

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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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 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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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation 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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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology 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

2,206
Applied
1,361
Accepted
2,104
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

1,135
Females Applied
724
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,071
Males Applied
637
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class, minimum ACT score of 20

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
SAT Critical Reading 540 483 590
SAT Math 530 483 568
ACT Composite 23 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,420
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
9,920
Room & board
5,120
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

21,099
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,989
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,264
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,321
Avg. Loan Aid
11,530
Avg. Grant Aid
18,025
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,104
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.47%
Black or African American 13.31%
White or Caucasian 65.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 2.99%
Other 9.74%

Gender

Male (45.91%)
Female (54.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 77%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Academic Excellence Celebration, Involvement Fair and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Center for Public Service, Wonders of Wellness, Campus Ministries, APO and Debate

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
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Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

278
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 181
Male - 118
Female - 160