McKendree University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4536 of 14,131 In the World
#1268 of 2,597 In North America
#1193 of 2,496 In the United States
#50 of 100 In Illinois

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
70%
Average SAT
1074
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$20,869 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,701
Graduates
499
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

McKendree University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 70% 66% 75%
Applicants 1,965 1,099 866
Admissions 1,377 730 647
Freshmen enrolled full time 374 216 158

26 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

594 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
195 or 52%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 871
or below

75% of them
had 1277
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in McKendree University are 871-1277 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
148 or 40%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in McKendree University are 18-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1392 (63%)
Black or African American 251 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 220 (10%)
Hispanic 120 (5%)
Two or more races 110 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 85 (4%)
Asian 17 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,869/year
Average aid awarded
$23,625
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,273
$30-48K $16,722
$48-75K $19,400
$75-110K $21,135
$110K+ $23,377

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $31,100$9,324
Tuition in-state $31,100$9,324
Tuition out-of-state $31,100$9,324
Fee in-district $1,100
Fee in-state $1,100
Fee out-of-state $1,100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,032
Combined charge for room and board $11,470
Room charge $5,470
Meal charge $6,000

McKendree University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 3 47 60
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 55 16
Psychology, General 39
Education, General 10 27
Secondary School Administration & Principalship 29
Management Science 27
Accounting 25
Biopsychology 24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Sociology, General 23
Curriculum and Instruction 18 5
Economics, General 16
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 15
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 14
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 13
Mathematics, General 12
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 12
Counseling Psychology 12
Elementary Education and Teaching 5 5
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 3 6
Computer Science 9
Organizational Communication, General 8
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 8
Nursing Administration 7
Information Science & Studies 6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
History, General 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Environmental Studies 5
Rhetoric and Composition 4
English Language and Literature, General 4
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 4
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 3
Management Information Systems, General 3
Cyber & Electronic Operations and Warfare 3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Computational Mathematics 2
Chemistry, General 2
Art Teacher Education 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
History Teacher Education 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Philosophy 1
Social Sciences, General 1
Athletic Training & Trainer 1
Information Technology 1
Applied Mathematics, Other 1
Grand Total 3 453 185 12
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 54% 46% 62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

Publications & Citations

Publications
163
Citations
2,207

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
49 / 1,181
Psychology
44 / 679
Mathematics
26 / 400
Medicine
25 / 366
Math Teachers
21 / 315
Social Psychology
18 / 491
Computer Science
18 / 164
Business
16 / 248
Sociology
16 / 349
Education Majors
14 / 125
Economics
12 / 118
Biology
11 / 115
Health Science
11 / 68
Art & Design
7 / 44
Demography
7 / 224
Environmental Science
7 / 359
Software Engineering
7 / 21
Clinical Psychology
6 / 109
Political Science
5 / 183
Marketing
5 / 32
Child Psychology
5 / 32
Healthcare Management (MHA)
5 / 29
Ecology
5 / 347
Gerontology
4 / 28
International Relations and Diplomacy
4 / 34
Gender Studies
3 / 29
Management Information Systems
3 / 19
Physics
3 / 3
Geography and Cartography
3 / 16
Engineering
3 / 11
Cognitive Science
3 / 109
Law
3 / 12
Statistics
3 / 9
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
3 / 74
Philosophy
3 / 1
Advertising
3 / 9
Zoology
3 / 27
Human Rights Law
2 / 10
Multimedia
2 / 3
Special Education
2 / 21

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 3
1992 0 4
1993 0 0
1994 0 2
1995 0 3
1996 0 1
1997 2 2
1998 3 8
1999 1 4
2000 3 10
2001 2 5
2002 6 33
2003 6 8
2004 5 14
2005 8 44
2006 1 38
2007 6 53
2008 5 57
2009 9 96
2010 6 96
2011 10 141
2012 8 132
2013 13 165
2014 12 199
2015 13 228
2016 8 179
2017 19 223
2018 8 208
2019 9 204
2020 9 282
2021 8 287

McKendree University alumni

  1. James H. Wilson

    James H. Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1837-1925 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    military officerengineerwriter
    Biography

    James Harrison Wilson was a United States Army topographic engineer and a Union Army Major General in the American Civil War. He served as an aide to Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan during the Maryland Campaign before joining Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's army in the Western Theater, where he was promoted to brigadier general. In 1864, he transferred from engineering to the cavalry, where he displayed notable leadership in many engagements of the Overland Campaign, though his attempt to destroy Lee’s supply lines failed when he was routed by a much smaller force of Confederate irregulars.

  2. Charles S. Deneen

    Charles S. Deneen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1863-1940 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Charles Samuel Deneen was an American attorney and politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Illinois, from 1905 to 1913. He was the first Illinois governor to serve two consecutive terms totalling eight years. He was governor during the infamous Springfield race riot of 1908, which he helped put down. He later served as a U.S. Senator from Illinois, from 1925 to 1931. Deneen had previously served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1892 to 1894. As an attorney, he had been the lead prosecutor in Chicago's infamous Adolph Luetgert murder trial.

  3. Lawrence Yates Sherman

    Lawrence Yates Sherman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1858-1939 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianjudgelawyer
    Biography

    Lawrence Yates Sherman was a Republican politician from the State of Illinois. He served as United States Senator, the 28th Lieutenant Governor, and as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.

  4. William Ralls Morrison

    William Ralls Morrison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1824-1909 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Ralls Morrison was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

General info

Founded 1828
Motto Artium Morum et Religionis Disciplinae
The Disciplines of the Arts, of Morals and of Religion
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 282
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 701 College Rd
Lebanon, Illinois, 62254-1291
United States
City population 5,000
Phone 6185374481
Fax +1 (618) 537 6259

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