191 Main Street, PO Box 128, Banner Elk, NC 28604 828-898-5241
http://www.lmc.edu admissions@lmc.edu
About Lees-McRae College
  • Year of Foundation 1900
  • Size of Campus 460 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 882
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 18,000
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No.
The mission of Lees-McRae College is to challenge students to explore horizons, pursue careers, and find their place in the world through education, service and leadership. Over a hundred years after its founding, Lees-McRae College continues in the vision of the Rev. Tufts meeting the educational needs of the Southern Appalachian region and beyond. The college continues to fulfill its motto, in the mountains, of the mountains, and for the mountains while extending its ministry of education and service to diverse populations.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Performing Arts productions, College Programs forum series, CATCH weekly events, Homecoming activities, Spring Fling activities, Mountain Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Sigma Beta Delta;
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Approaching The Throne;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Academic Minority Achievers, International Club;
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte (100), Johnson City, TN (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Hickory, NC (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hickory, NC (45)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (33%), women's dorms (34%), men's dorms (32%), apartments for married students (1%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 82%
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 111,167
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,575
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Number Of Microforms 7,064
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 36
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,036
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 63
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 62,153
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,400
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 42%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 69%
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%