Overview

Applicants
1,150
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average HS GPA
3.60

Test Scores

SAT Reading
420 - 530
SAT Math
430 - 630
ACT Composite
20 - 27

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
15:1
Total Faculty
225
with Terminal Degree
82

123
Men
102
Women
7
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
58%

Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Prominent Alumni


General Andrew Jackson Goodpaster
Co-Chair of Atlantic Council

Charles S. Deneen
Former US Senator and Govn of Illinois

Christine Brewer
Operatic Soprano

Robert Yarber
author and screenwriter

Lester Cralley
author and scientist

Louis Cralley
author and scientist

Anna McNeely
broadway performer: original castmember of Cats

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,735

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,940

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,251

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$16,240

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$12,777

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$16,400
Required Fees
$200
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,500
Transportation for Commuters
$1,500

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,156
Out of State
13%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
24

Demographics

57% female
43% male
13% are out of state
75% are full time
25% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
52%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
79%

Campus Environment
Rural
Fire safety rating
65

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
59
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
3

9% join a fraternity
3% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Bearcats)
13 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Bearcats)
12 Sports

Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
8

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
80%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jan Mallrich
Admisitrative Assistant

Address
Office of Admissions
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL 62254

Phone
618-537-6831


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Marion K. Piper Academic Center
Bothwell Chapel
Melvin Price Convocation Center
The Lair-student lounge and snack bar
McKendree West Clubhouse

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Fairview Heights, IL
Downtown Lebanon
Carlyle Lake
Downtown St. Louis-the Arch, Busch Stadium, Ram Dome, Science Center, Lacledes Landing, Six Flags, Union Station, etc.
Galleria, Forest Park, Riverport Amphitheatre,
McKendree College is settled in historic Lebanon, IL and is located only 23 miles from downtown St. Louis, MO.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
During campus open house dates and personal visits

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
Other

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Campus Shuttle available, Metro Link commuter rail-services downtown St. Louis, Greyhound/Amtrak, Mid America Airport is 8 miles from campus. In St. Louis, is the Lambert International Airport.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the Southeast: Consult your map. You may need to access I-57 North if you are located in the souteastern corner of the state. Take I-64 West towards St. Louis. Take the IL-4 exit (exit #23). Turn right onto IL-4 North o Lebanon. In Lebanon, proceed to flashing light at the 4-way stop. Turn left onto St. Louis Street. Turn right onto Alton Street at stop sign. After 1 block campus will be on your left. For campus visits, park in the Fitness Center parking lot located on the right, opposite Marion K. Piper Academic Center. Continue on Alton Street to the stop sign at Summerfield Street. Melvin Price Convocation Center will be on the right immediately after the stop sign. From the North: Take I-55 South to IL-4 or take I-57 South to I-70 West. Take the IL-4 South exit(exit #21 from I-70). Turn left onto IL-4 South. Turn right onto St. Louis Street (stoplight at top of the hill). Turn right onto Alton Street at stop sign. After 1 block campus will be on your left. For campus visits, park in the Fitness Center parking lot located on the right, opposite Marion K. Piper Academic Center. Continue on Alton Street to the stop sign at Summerfield Street. Melvin Price Convocation Center will be on the right immediately after the stop sign. From the East: Take US-50 West. US-50 meets with St. Louis Street at the flashing light at the 4-way stop. Continue straight on St. Louis Street. Turn right onto Alton St. at stop sign. After 1 block campus will be on your left. For campus visits, park in the Fitness Center parking lot located on the right, opposite Marion K. Piper Academic Center. Continue on Alton Street to the stop sign at Summerfield Street. Melvin Price Convocation Center will be on the right immediately after the stop sign.

Local Accommodations
Area Hotels: Faifield Inn (140 Ludwig Dr., Fairview Heights, 618-398-7124); Hampton Inn (150 Ludwig Dr., Fairview Heights, 618-397-9705); Holiday Inn Express (115 Regency Park, O'Fallon, 618-628-1200); Comfort Inn (1100 Eastgate Dr., O'Fallon, 618-624-6060). Bed and Breakfast: The Landmark on Madison (118 S. Madison, Lebanon, 618-537-9532); Lebanon's Queen Anne (102 E. Main St., Lebanon, 618-537-6604).