673
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,898
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
26
26%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

McPherson College is a Comprehensive institution located in McPherson, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1600 East Euclid
McPherson, KS  67460
United States
Contact Ms. Sara Brubaker
Director of Admissions Operations and Financial Aid
Email: admiss@mcpherson.edu
Phone: 800-365-7402

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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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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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians 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

759
Applied
202
Accepted
673
Enrolled
27%
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Female Admissions

256
Females Applied
66
Females Accepted
26%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

503
Males Applied
136
Males Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 12th 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 583 550 630
SAT Math 520 480 550
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,161
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Fees

790
Full-time student fees
8,789
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

24,898
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,862
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,187
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,592
Avg. Loan Aid
14,626
Avg. Grant Aid
5,722
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

673
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.12%
Black or African American 12.63%
White or Caucasian 63.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 0.59%
Other 4.46%

Gender

Male (69.24%)
Female (38.48%)

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 66%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Campus Blowout, Bingo Nights and Classic Car Show

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, CARS Club, Business Club and Multicultural Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Security cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

47
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 4
Male - 33
Female - 14