Lees-McRae College

About Lees-McRae College
General Information
Academic Programs
Admission Requirements
Majors and Degree Programs
Tuition and Fees

About Lees-McRae College

A Presbyterian-affiliated institution founded in 1900 to serve the educational needs of the Southern Appalachian region, Lees-McRae College continues to provide a quality, values-based education in an ecumenical environment, inspiring and enabling individuals to contribute to a changing society with integrity and civic responsibility. Through a curriculum rooted in a liberal arts core and emphasizing leadership and service, graduates obtain knowledge, skills, and a holistic understanding of themselves and the world.

General Information


275 College Drive
Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604-0128
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Phone Numbers

General Info: 82889852410
Financial Aid Office: 82889852418793
Addmissions Office: 82889852418723

Type of College

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above



Academic Programs

Special Learning Opportunities (ROTC, Teacher Certification, Distance Learning, Study abroad, Weekend Evening)
Student Services (Counseling service, employment services, placement services, day care)
Credit Accepted (Dual credit, AP credits):
Dual Credit
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Federal Aid:
Undergraduate Student Age:

Admission Requirements

Open admissions policy: No
Undergraduate application fee: 25
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Not Required
Secondary School Record: Required
Completion of college-preparatory program: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
Percent of Students submitting SAT scores: 78%
Percent of Students submitting ACT scores: 22%
SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile: 410
SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile: 550
SAT Math 25th Percentile: 430
SAT Math 75th Percentile: 540
ACT Composite 25th Percentile: 18
ACT Composite 75th Percentile: 24

Majors and Degree Programs

Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Business Administration/Management X
Business/Managerial Operations, Other X
Communications Studies/Speech Communication & Rhetoric X
Computer & Information Sciences, General X
Criminology X
Drama & Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Elementary Education & Teaching X
English Language & Literature, General X
Forest Sciences X
Health & Physical Education, General X
History, General X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
International/Global Studies (New) X
Mathematics, General X
Nursing - Registered Nurse Training (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Psychology, General X
Religion/Religious Studies X
Sociology X
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management X
Transportation/Transportation Management (New) X

Tuition and Fees

In-state: $18000.00
Out-of-state: $18000.00
Books and supplies: $800.00
Total Expense In State On Campus: $27397.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus: $18800.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus with Family: $18800.00
Total Expense Out of State On Campus: $27397.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus: $18800.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus with Family: $18800.00

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