McKendree University

701 College Rd, Lebanon, United States
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Overview of McKendree University

About this school

McKendree University (formerly McKendree College) is a liberal arts university founded in 1828. Its 110-acre campus is located in Lebanon, 15 miles east of St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,104
    • Men:966 (45.9%)
    • Women:1,138 (54.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to McKendree University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 14
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
701 College Road
City, State, Zip
Lebanon, IL  62254-1299
Phone
(618) 537-6400
Fax
(618) 537-6259
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class, minimum ACT score of 20 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,206 applicants were admitted
Women
64% of 1,135 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 1,071 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
516 (38%) of 1,361 admitted students enrolled
Women
240 (33%) of 724 admitted students enrolled
Men
276 (43%) of 637 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530 average |483-568 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
540 average |483-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,520 (69.53748006379585%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,920 (22.601959444064708%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.27842333105491%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,450 (5.582137161084529%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


McKendree University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 31
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001722
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
409 (90.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
370 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
367 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
95 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$21,989
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 367 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,280
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 262 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,794
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 71 (19.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
68 (15.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,110

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,580 (87.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,440 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,395 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
268 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$21,099
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,371 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,025
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,031 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,578
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 191 (13.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
314 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,530

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,375
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Dance, Debating, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


97

Part-Time Faculty


181

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 59% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
101,046

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
380
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


McKendree University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (59)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computational Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Occupational Therapy with Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,466

Nearest Metropolitan Area


235 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis, MO; Belleville, IL

Weather


Temperature
15.9 average low in January, 83.9 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
30 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
25 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Belleville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


77% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


23%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bearcat
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


McKendree University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, center for public service, wonders of wellness, campus ministries, apo, debate

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,692

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,104
Women
1,138
Men
966

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 13.8% Black/African-American
  • 4.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.3% White
  • 10.1% Unknown

International Students


3.2% from 38 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


572

Student Resources

Study resources

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