McKendree University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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McKendree University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,005 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1828 and is the only college located in Lebanon, Illinois.

McKendree University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at McKendree University.

McKendree University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Nursing, Education, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at McKendree University is fair at 71% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at McKendree University is low - 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at McKendree University is pretty decent, 14:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,000
High
Average tuition charges are very high - about $27,000 a year. The additional fees at McKendree University not covered by tuition are about $1,000; which totals $28,000 per academic year.

Read the details about McKendree University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,904 applications were submitted and 1,209 were accepted, so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at McKendree University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Medium
McKendree University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at McKendree University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
McKendree University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $4,800 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at McKendree University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, McKendree University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

McKendree University Location and Maps



Post Address: McKendree University, 701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291, USA
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