Lees-McRae College Rankings

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In the World#6271 of 14178
In North America#1622 of 2629
In the United States#1539 of 2528
In North Carolina#45 of 66
In Banner Elk#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
55%
Avg. cost to attend
$22,357 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
848
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
lmc.edu

Lees-McRae College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%56%54%
Applicants1,399455944
Admissions767257510
Freshmen enrolled full time17460114

225 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White599 (71%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown77 (9%)
Black or African American60 (7%)
Hispanic56 (7%)
Nonresident Alien31 (4%)
Two or more races17 (2%)
Asian3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,357/year
Average aid awarded
$20,044
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,754
$30-48K$18,406
$48-75K$19,096
$75-110K$24,886
$110K+$26,788

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$25,625$9,000
Tuition in-state$25,625$9,000
Tuition out-of-state$25,625$9,000
Fee in-district$1,550$150
Fee in-state$1,550$150
Fee out-of-state$1,550$150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity693
Combined charge for room and board$11,470
Room charge$5,320
Meal charge$6,150

Lees-McRae College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse44
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration41
Wildlife Biology32
Elementary Education and Teaching29
Business Administration and Management, General25
Human Services, General24
Psychology, General10
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management6
Communication and Media Studies, Other3
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)2
Visual and Performing Arts, General2
Religion & Religious Studies1
English Language and Literature, General1
Musical Theatre1
Grand Total229
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%43%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
33
Citations
141

Publication count by topic

Sociology
6
Psychology
5
Biology
4
Computer science
4
Business
2
Philosophy
2
Art
2
Medicine
2
Political science
2
Chemistry
1
Environmental science
1
Geology
1
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy26583
Geology391311
Sociology425113
Psychology459388
Business472016
Political science51062
Biology63321
Medicine65431

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200715
200828
2009010
2010212
2011111
2012011
2013011
201407
201528
201605
201726
201819
2019422
2020510

General info

Alternative namesLMC
Founded1900
WikipediaLees–McRae College
MottoIn Montibus, Ex Montibus, Pro Montibus
In the mountains, of the mountains, for the mountains
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff170
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address191 Main Street
Banner Elk, North Carolina, 28604
United States
City population1,000
Phone8288985241
Fax+1 (828) 898 8814

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