701 College RoadLebanon, IL 62254 618-537-6831
http://www.mckendree.edu inquiry@mckendree.edu
About McKendree College
  • Year of Foundation 1828
  • Size of Campus 100 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,257
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 13%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $16,400
  • Room and Board $6,480
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 2,118
The mission of McKendree University is to provide a high quality educational experience to outstanding students. We guide our students in the pursuit of academic excellence which will prepare them for leadership roles in our society. To achieve this end we encourage broader vision, enriched purpose, engagement with community, commitment to responsible citizenship, openness to new ideas and dedication to lifelong learning. In keeping with our history and traditions, we provide our students with a rigorous, broadly based liberal arts curricula joined with specialization in a specific discipline. We cherish our historical relationship with the United Methodist Church and its tradition of Judeo-Christian ideals. Therefore, we encourage an atmosphere of open dialogue, free inquiry, and mutual respect, conducted among students from diverse backgrounds.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Organization; McKendree Sisters United; Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Distinguished Speaker Series; Fine Arts Series; Theater/Musical performances; Jazz on the Lawn; Homecoming; Commencement; Honors Day; Family Fest; Athletic Events; Fraternity/Sorority Events
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frats 4
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 9%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Campus Ministry Unlimited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 3
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega; Kappa Delta Pi; Lambda Pi Eta; Nursing Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Gamma Mu; Sigma Beta Delta; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Zeta; Phi Kappa Phi
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport St. Louis, Missouri (36), Lebanon, Illinois (5)
  • Distance to nearest train St. Louis, Missouri (25)
  • Distance to nearest bus Belleville, Illinois (14)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (42%), apartment for single students (58%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 43%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 47%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 40%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 18%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,537
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 545
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Archives
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 50
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 113
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Kentucky Campuses
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 42,145
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 13
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 1,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 96,265
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 149
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 88%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 2 years 96%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 24%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accounting Brokerage Firms Corporate Businesses Marketing/Sales Elementary/Secondary Schools Law Enforcement
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural