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Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%

Lees Mcrae College Academics

Lees-McRae College requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Lees-McRae College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Lees-McRae College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 46% of students who start college at Lees-McRae College complete all the credits required within six years.

Lees-McRae College true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Lees-McRae College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Lees-McRae College?

Lees-McRae College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Lees-McRae College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Lees-McRae College

When choosing a major, Lees-McRae College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Lees-McRae College. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Lees-McRae College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lees-McRae College

Does Lees-McRae College Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Lees-McRae College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Lees-McRae College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Lees-McRae College true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Lees-McRae College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Lees-McRae College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Lees-McRae College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Lees-McRae College true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Lees-McRae College.

Does Lees-McRae College Require Internships?

🟨 Lees-McRae College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College Library

The main library on campus is the Dotti M. Shelton Learning Commons.

Dual Degree Programs at Lees-McRae College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Lees-McRae College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Lees-McRae College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Lees Mcrae College does not have any ROTC programs.

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