Study at McKendree UniversityMcKendree College, now McKendree University, is located in Lebanon, Illinois, United States. It was founded in the year 1828 by pioneer Methodists and known as the Lebanon Seminary. It is the oldest college in Illinois. McKendree University gained university status in the 2007-2008 academic year. Students are offered bachelor degree and graduate degrees. McKendree university is divided into three schools and one college, which are:
The men's sports teams of McKendree University participate in varioius sports including basketball, baseball, track and field, bowling, football, golf, cross country, tennis, soccer, hockey, and wrestling. The women's sports teams compete in bowling, basketball, soccer, track and field, golf, cross country, tennis, softball, and volleyball. The athletic teams are nicknamed the Bearcats.
- McKendree College of Arts and Sciences
- School of Business
- School of Education
- School of Nursing and Health Professions
Profile of McKendree University
McKendree is located in Lebanon, IL (a large suburb). The school is a United Methodist school. McKendree is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.
McKendree is known for its programs in mathematics, business and management, education and teaching, and nursing and emergency medicine.
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 400 and 560.
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
McKendree had 3, 312 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
Full-time students are the norm at McKendree. The school offers students meal plans. McKendree values student athletics, and belongs to the American Midwest Conference and Mid-States Football Association. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
McKendree Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||210||business management, management science, accounting, marketing|
|Education and Teaching||205||education, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, history teaching, health teaching, music teaching, business teaching, science teaching, . . . |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||124||registered nursing|
|Liberal Arts||51||economics, sociology, English, speech and rhetoric, political science, history, social services, international relations, . . . |
|Therapy and Counselling||35||psychology, Counselling psychology|
|Computer Science and Engineering||35||information technology, information science, computer science|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||7||athletic trainer, occupational therapy|
|Music||5||music, various music studies|
|Fine Arts||3||fine arts|
|Religion and Philosophy||2||religion, philosophy|
|Medical Support and Technology||0||clinical lab tech|
|Drama and Performing Arts||0||drama|
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