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McKendree University

Lebanon, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%

About Mckendree University

McKendree University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Lebanon, Illinois. Mckendree University was founded in 1828. The college currently enrolls around 1,958 students per year, including 1,455 undergrad students.

Mckendree University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Mckendree University. The acceptance rate at Mckendree University is 78%. In 2022, 1,371 out of 1,765 total applicants were accepted.

McKendree University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests

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McKendree University is located in the town of Lebanon, Illinois, near St. Louis and MO; Belleville.

If you are interested in seeing Mckendree University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 64; 55; 70 to Lebanon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, St. Louis Lambert International, MidAmerica St. Louis.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what McKendree University and Lebanon are like without leaving home.

College Info

701 College Road Lebanon, IL 62254-1299

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mckendree University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mckendree University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mckendree University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mckendree University is like? There are approximately 1,958 students enrolled at Mckendree University, including 1,455 undergraduate students and 503 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from IL and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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