Mckendree University is on a 235-acre campus in the suburban setting of Lebanon, Illinois, not far from St. Louis and MO; Belleville.
Mckendree University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Mckendree University has fraternities and sororities.
Mckendree University has the Center for Public Service. In fact, more students participate in the Center for Public Service than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Mckendree University include Wonders of Wellness, Campus Ministries, APO and Debate.
Mckendree University students' favorite campus traditions are Academic Excellence Celebration, Involvement Fair and Homecoming.
This table offers information on housing at Mckendree University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||73%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,056|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||344|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||27%|
Mckendree University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Mckendree University students live on campus. In 2022, 73% of undergrads at Mckendree University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mckendree University. There are 1,056 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,443 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 344 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Mckendree University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Mckendree University 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 Mckendree University:
|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||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||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||√||√|
|Water Polo||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Wrestling||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Weight Lifting||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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.
McKendree University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mckendree University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Mckendree University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mckendree University, take Interstates 64; 55; 70 to Lebanon, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to St. Louis Lambert International, MidAmerica St. Louis airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mckendree University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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