McKendree University Nursing Programs
McKendree University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lebanon, Illinois. The suburban atmosphere of Lebanon makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
McKendree University Rankings
McKendree is ranked #221 out of 1,672 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #5 out of 66 schools in Illinois.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
McKendree has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at McKendree.
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Where Is McKendree University?
Contact details for McKendree are given below.
|Address:||701 College Rd, Lebanon, IL 62254-1291|
How Do I Get Into McKendree?
You can apply to McKendree online at: https://www.mckendree.edu/admission/info/index.php
Admission Requirements for McKendree
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into McKendree?
Approximately 53% of accepted students are men and 47% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.
Average Test Scores
About 52% of students accepted to McKendree submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 437 and 631. Math scores were between 434 and 646.
Can I Afford McKendree University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At McKendree, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $7,768 a year. That adds up to $31,072 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at McKendree is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
McKendree University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 499 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,430 full-time undergraduates at McKendree, 54% are male and 46% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of McKendree University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||174|
|Hispanic or Latino||91|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at McKendree University. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 40 countries are represented at McKendree. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
Online Learning at McKendree University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at McKendree has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of McKendree
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at McKendree University was 5.7%. This is the #1,074 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at McKendree regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at McKendree ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at McKendree.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
McKendree University Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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