Lees Mcrae College is on a 460-acre campus in the rural setting of Banner Elk, North Carolina.
Lees Mcrae College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Lees Mcrae College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Lees Mcrae College students' favorite campus events are Mountain Day, Appalachian Heritage Week and Mountain Day of Service.
This table offers information on housing at Lees Mcrae College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||68%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||634|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||590|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||9%|
Lees Mcrae College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Lees Mcrae College students live on campus. In 2022, 68% of undergrads at Lees Mcrae College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Lees Mcrae College. There are 634 spots available in on-campus housing for all 872 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 590 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Lees Mcrae College offers coed housing.
At Lees Mcrae College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Lees Mcrae College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Lees-McRae College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Lees Mcrae College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Lees Mcrae College, take U.S. Highway 221 to Banner Elk, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tri-Cities Regional airport.
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