Directory Information

Address191 Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone828-898-5241
WEBSchool's Website
AdmissionAdmission Information
Online ApplicationApply Online
Financial AidDeadlines and Applications
Net Price CalculatorNet Price Calculator
Veterans TuitionVeterans Benefit Information
AthleticAthletic Team Information
Disability ServiceDisability Sevices
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Lees-McRae College are $27,990. For graduate programs, its 2021 graduate school tuition and fees are $9,750.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $28,829 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $10,389.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $34,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $62,700 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
Undergraduate$27,990
Graduate$9,750
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Undergraduate$28,829
Graduate$10,389
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Lees-McRae College is 55% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 46%. Total 966 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »55% Acceptance Rate / 23% Yield
Graduation Rate »46%
Transfer-out Rate27%
Retention Rate67%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »966 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$15,118
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$34,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$18,300 - $62,700

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Lees-McRae College offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Lees-McRae College. The school is religiously affiliated with Presbyterian Church (USA). It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 706. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,896.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian Church (USA)
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity706


Most Searched North Carolina Colleges (last 30 days)

UndergraduateGraduate SchoolsOnline SchoolsTechnical Colleges

Related Articles and Ads