57%

Acceptance Rate

$19,733

Avg.Financial Aid

002939

FAFSA Code

About Lees-McRae College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

966

Website

www.lmc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

191 Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8288985241
Fax: 8288988814
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

57%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Lees-McRae College has 2 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at LMC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $35. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Lees-McRae College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 191 Main Street, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604, or call (828) 898-5241.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,356

Average Annual Cost

$24,878

Books And Supplies

$550

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,078

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,294

Total One Year Cost

$42,800

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LMC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $44,496. The average annual tuition cost ($26,625), books and supplies ($550), room and boarding ($11,216), and budget for other expenses ($6,105) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

41%

Male Professors

59%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

95 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

54 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

38 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

33 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

18 Graduates

Human Services, General

17 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

12 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

3 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

966

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

34%

US National: 44%

Female

66%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

7% Unknown

8% Black

7% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

38%

Out Of State

58%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,854 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,182/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,896/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,896/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bobcats

School Colors

green, white, and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

139

Total Female Athletes

123

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Cycling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Cycling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,216 per year for living on campus. The students at Lees-McRae College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,896 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 32% and 68%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,000

$24,625

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$156 - 256

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,733

Students Receiving Federal Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,274

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,226

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,658

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$24,012

$30K - $48K

$23,509

$48K - $75K

$20,971

$75K - $110K

$18,028

> $110K

$13,458

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,091,161

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$794,280

In case the students at Lees-McRae College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,553, whereas the financial aid is $16,058. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,164 as well as institutional aid worth $16,058. At LMC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,091,161 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $794,280.

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