Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, North Carolina

Lees-McRae College Overview

Student population

Address191 Main Street
Banner Elk, NC
School Websitewww.lmc.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lees-McRae College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Banner Elk, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,462 students applied to Lees-McRae College. Of those students, 836 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lees-McRae College was $24,878, in addition to fees of $1,000. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lees-McRae College.

Lees-McRae College has a 37% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Lees-McRae College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Lees-McRae College acceptance rate is 57%. To put this into perspective, 836 of the 1,462 students who applied to Lees-McRae College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lees-McRae College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lees-McRae College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lees-McRae College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Lees-McRae College as part of their application.

Lees-McRae College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lees-McRae College, the tuition for in-state residents is $24,878. Combined with fees of $1,000, room and board costs of $11,078, other expenses of $5,294 and the $550 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,878 in tuition.

Students at Lees-McRae College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lees-McRae College was $5,274 last year, with 50% of students being awarded federal aid.

Lees-McRae College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lees-McRae College.

Lees-McRae College has a good gender split, with 66% of undergraduates being female and 34% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are North Carolina residents; in fact, 58% of all students reside in North Carolina. However, 38% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Lees-McRae College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Lees-McRae College Popular Majors and Programs

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PSYCHOLOGY
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