McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

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McKendree University

McKendree University

McKendree University Student Essentials

McKendree University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bearcats
Website: www.mckendree.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,340
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,340
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 3,979
Year Established: 1828

About McKendree University

The McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, offers rigorous, broad liberal arts programs with the goal of preparing graduates to be the leaders of tomorrow.

The university maintains a historical relationship with the United Methodist Church and its tradition of Judeo-Christian values. While religion is not integrated in the curricula, the school encourages open dialogue, inquiry and mutual respect among students of various backgrounds.

The school offers many resources for spiritual students, including campus ministries, service programs, mission trips and ministry employment opportunities.

Even if you don’t have a faith background, student life at McKendree is still rich in resources. You can join an academic fraternity or honor society, social Greek organization, academic interest club or a special interest club. When you’re not in class, you can participate in multicultural events, social activities or music and theatre performances.

Academics include more than 45 undergraduate majors and 35 minors in fields like business, education, information technology, management and more. There are also 4 graduate programs offered in Education, Professional Counseling, Business Administration and Nursing and a doctoral program in Education.

Admissions require students to submit a counselor recommendation form (available on the website), official ACT/SAT scores, previous educational transcripts and an application.

Students who complete a FAFSA will be considered to receive financial aid. Forms of assistance include federal Pell grants, SEO grants, Perkins and PLUS loans and work-study programs.

McKendree University Map & Location

McKendree University
701 College Rd
Lebanon, IL 62254


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Getting Around McKendree University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lebanon, IL

Winter
Dec
45
27
Jan
43
23
Feb
48
27
Spring
Mar
59
36
Apr
70
46
May
78
56
Summer
Jun
87
64
Jul
91
68
Aug
90
66
Fall
Sep
83
56
Oct
72
46
Nov
59
37

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,755
Freshman Class 349
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,979

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 15%
  • Caucasian: 72%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 3%
African American 15%
Caucasian 72%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%
Full-Time 85%
Part-Time 15%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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