#15 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

McKendree University

Lebanon, Illinois

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McKendree University overview
Location Lebanon, Illinois
Online mckendree.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
McKendree University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Lebanon, Illinois, McKendree University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,750 prospective students applied, and 1,166 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 362 enrolled in the school.  1,791 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 703 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $29,420 plus fees of $1,100. McKendree University is ranked 360 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 960/1270
ACT 20/28
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for McKendree University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,100
Room and Board $9,430
Budget for Other Expenses$2,550
Total One Year Cost$43,500

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by McKendree University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 37%
Health Professions 24%
Education 13%
Social Sciences 8%
Psychology 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147013 IPEDS survey data for McKendree University.