Lees-McRae College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 128

Banner Elk, NC 28604

(828) 898-8723

(800) 280-4562

Fax: (828) 898-8707



Contact: Frank OHagan

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 128

Banner Elk, NC 28604

(828) 898-5241

www.lmc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 948

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lees-McRae College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(828) 898-5241
Website:www.lmc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.lmc.edu/admissions/application.htm
Address:191 Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Setting:42
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:991
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:660 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,648
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,648
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$16,785

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lees-McRae College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lees-McRae College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education4
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs4
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total26

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lees-McRae College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lees-McRae College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,648
Out-of-state$25,648
Books and supplies$550

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid197100%
Grant or scholarship aid197100%$16,785
Student loan aid13669%$7,712

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,028100%$18,355
Federal student loans82179%$7,035

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lees-McRae College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lees-McRae College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,531538993
Percent admitted100%64%63%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%16%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lees-McRae College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment991
Undergraduate enrollment991
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lees-McRae College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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