McKendree University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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McKendree University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,040 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
50
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 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Education, Business, Nursing, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
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.

Student Retention
69%
The student retention rate at McKendree University is relatively low at 69% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at McKendree University is below average - 58%.

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
$25,400
Average tuition charges are very high - about $24,400 a year. The additional fees at McKendree University not covered by tuition are about $1,000; which totals $25,400 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
According to recent data, 1,354 applications were submitted and 900 were accepted; so it is relatively easy 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 test score statistics at McKendree University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
McKendree University provides 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 to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
McKendree University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 900 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - roughly $4,500 a 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 relatively 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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