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Lees-McRae College

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Lees–McRae College is a private four-year college in Banner Elk, North Carolina affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Lees–McRae College has the highest elevation of any college or university in the United States east of the Mississippi River at 3,720 feet (1,130 m) above sea level. It is one of the few colleges to be named after two women, Suzanna Lees and Elizabeth McRae. In 2005, Lees-McRae became the first expansion site for New Opportunity School for Women, a program that helps educate and employ women in Appalachia.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $22,164.00 avg tuition

191 Main Street
Banner Elk, NC 28604
8(288) 985-2410

Apply online Admissions:
www.lmc.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.lmc.edu/admissions/financial_..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Lees-McRae College

Statistics:
Applied 1,702
Admitted 1,087 64%
Enrolled total 204
Full Time: 204
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 353 598
SAT Math 375 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 327 557
ACT Composite 19 26
ACT English 18 27
ACT Math 16 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 32%
6-year graduation rate 46%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lees-McRae College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $22,164.00 $22,164.00 $22,164.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $615.00 $615.00 $615.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,000.00 $8,500.00 $3,554.00
Other Expenses $3,554.00 $3,554.00 $3,554.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 97%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,222.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,639.00

Lees-McRae College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Wildlife Biology X
Zoology/Animal Biology, Other X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
EDUCATION
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Pre-Veterinary Studies X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Religion/Religious Studies X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Criminology X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Musical Theatre X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH North Carolina Region Scholarship $2,500 September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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