67%

Acceptance Rate

$22,246

Avg.Financial Aid

001722

FAFSA Code

About McKendree University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,494

Website

https://www.mckendree.edu

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

HLC

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

United Methodist

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

Yes

McKendree University is a private not-for-profit university and one of the oldest colleges located in Lebanon, Illinois. with continuous ties to the United Methodist Church. It was established in 1828 by pioneer Methodists. McKendree University offers more than 600+ programs with majors in more than 50 programs and more than 40 minor programs. The University is spread across 235 acres of land. 

The mission of the university is to provide a high-quality education experience inside and outside the classrooms. Proper guidance to students is given to obtain higher academics values and prepare them for leadership roles in our society.

  • University acceptance rate is 67%.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 14:1 with a total graduation rate of 52%.

  • The student population of the university 2499, out of which 1956 are undergraduate and 543 are graduate students.

  • The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission(HLC).

Online Education at McKendree University

The degree programs are designed for busy adults since the early 1970s. The university has maintained the long-standing culture of academic superiority to online instruction. Online learning gives the required adaptability for busy adults to advance education while balancing all the other life chores.

Online learning provides the needed flexibility for busy adults to further your education while balancing all that life demands. Our outstanding faculty mentors, student support services and personal advisors will help you successfully attain a high quality online degree from application to graduation.

McKendree University provides online courses for more than 20 programs students can select from and earn an degree while staying at home. You dont have to be student at McKendree University to avail the online courses at McKendree University.


Reviews

Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The campus is very active when the weather is nice and everyone gets together in indoor games at the time of bad weather. There are so many places to explore nearby the campus. Transportation is good, the free shuttle service runs every 15 minutes.

  • The academics at the college is great. The workload is tough but in the end, you are going to learn some skill. Generally, the professors are good and few are very kind-hearted and helps the students a lot.

  • The university offers a variety of majors. The curriculum is always demanding but the faculties know how to teach the students in an exact manner.

Location & Contact

Address

701 College Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6185374481
Fax: 6185376960
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Rankings

McKendree University Rankings given by the US News are:

  • The university ranks 53rd in 'Regional Universities-Midwest'.

  • It ranks 31st for 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.

  • It is ranked 40th in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It also ranks 115th in 'Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs' and 125th in 'Best Online Bachelor's Programs'. 

Admissions

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

N/A

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

67%

SAT Range

960 - 1270

ACT Range

20 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

McKendree University has a rolling admission policy which means that the students can apply for admission throughout the year. The university also accepts the admission application through the common application. Now for admission at the university they require SAT range, ACT range, and also high school GPA.

Candidates need to submit the online application for admission and complete all the formalities regarding the type of course selected whether for undergraduate programs, graduate programs, or doctoral programs.

To know detailed information for the admissions for undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral programs visit the admission page.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$19,676

Average Annual Cost

$29,420

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,100

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

$9,430

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,550

Total One Year Cost

$43,500

The annual cost to attend depends upon the course the candidate has enrolled themselves for. However to get an overview of the annual cost at McKendree University we provide you information about the average estimated cost of the university.

The average net price of the university is $19,676 whereas the average annual cost of McKendree tuition expense is $29,420.

The total one year cost to attend McKendree University on an average comes around $43,500.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

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

79%

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

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

91 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

78 Graduates

Psychology, General

50 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

35 Graduates

Sociology

33 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

30 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

30 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Marketing

25 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

24 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

20 Graduates

Economics

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Computer Science

12 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

8 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Biopsychology

4 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

1 Graduates

International/Global Studies

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,951

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

41%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

63% White

11% Unknown

14% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

61%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$58,623 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 91% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

91%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,120/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bearcats

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Lakes Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

598

Total Female Athletes

386

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Wrestling

Other

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Wrestling

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university 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 $9,920 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at MU costs around $4,800 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 48% male and 52% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,800/year

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

$0$100,000

$21,114

$29,250

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.

$219 - 304

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

$22,246

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,200

Students Receiving State Aid

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,757

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,972

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,056

$30K - $48K

$25,251

$48K - $75K

$23,626

$75K - $110K

$19,469

> $110K

$19,907

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,458,453

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,526,438

The university believes in helping the students to fund their education, as financial constraints must not come between education and an individual. The Office of Financial Aid at McKendree University is committed to helping the students who are in need of any kind of financial assistance to bear the education cost of the university.

The initial step for proceeding to financial aid is to fill FAFSA form. The University Federal School Code is 001722.

  • The Federal Aid includes Federal Grants such as the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, and Pell Grant.

  • The State Aid is provided as the Monetary Award Program and McKendree Grant.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Honor's Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, McKendree Leadership Award, and Dean's Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid is provided as the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance.

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