Lees-McRae College (LMC)

Banner Elk, NC

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Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College Student Essentials

Lees-McRae College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bobcats
Website: www.lmc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $23,950
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,950
Retention Rate: 55%
Enrollment: 925
Year Established: 1900

About LMC

Located in the rural splendor of Banner Elk, North Carolina, Lees-McRae is a small, private, Christian college that attracts students from more than 35 states around the country.

For those who are interested in acting and theatre, Lees-McRae has particularly strong and comprehensive performing arts offerings, which include a bachelor’s degree in Performance Studies and a BFA in Musical Theatre.

Other majors and minors offered at Lees-McRae include Appalachian Studies, Business Administration, Humanities, Philosophy, Religion and Teacher-Education.

For students who would like to blend multiple subject areas there is also an Interdisciplinary Studies major.

In addition to the plays staged by the performing arts department throughout the year, Lees-McRae has a lecture series, hosting lectures by evangelical Christian scholars. Other college life opportunities include a select number of student clubs and organizations.

Since Lees-McRae is in a rural, mountainous area, outdoor activities like hiking and biking are also a popular form of recreation.

Students interested in applying for admissions will need to submit transcripts and test scores. To offset tuition costs students may also apply for financial aid.

LMC Map & Location

Lees-McRae College
191 Main Street
Banner Elk, NC 28604


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Getting Around LMC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Banner Elk, NC

Winter
Dec
43
22
Jan
40
19
Feb
44
23
Spring
Mar
51
29
Apr
59
37
May
68
45
Summer
Jun
74
54
Jul
77
57
Aug
76
56
Fall
Sep
71
49
Oct
62
39
Nov
53
30

LMC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 925
Freshman Class 279
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 925

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 27%
  • Unknown and Other: 67%
Latino 1%
African American 4%
Caucasian 27%
Unknown and Other 67%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 66%
Part-Time 34%
Women 51%
Men 49%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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