McPherson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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McPherson College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 685 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1887 and is one of the 2 schools located in McPherson, Kansas.

McPherson College is affiliated with Church of Brethren.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
At McPherson College you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

McPherson College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Industrial Technologies, Engineering, Occupational Therapy, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
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 anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

McPherson College student retention rate is low at 56% (way below Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at McPherson College is below average - 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at McPherson College is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,300
High
Average tuition price is very high - about $24,600 annually. The additional fees at McPherson College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $700; which comes to $25,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
73%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 656 applications were submitted and 477 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

McPherson College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at McPherson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Low
McPherson College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at McPherson College, 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
C+
Dicey
McPherson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: about $3,500 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, McPherson College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

McPherson College Location and Maps



Post Address: McPherson College, 1600 E. Euclid, McPherson, Kansas 67460-1402, USA
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