Lees-McRae College

Acceptance Rate 60.99 %
SAT Average 1,140
2023 Tuition & Fees $28,840
Student Population 873
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $17,200

Academic Overview

Lees-McRae College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Banner Elk, North Carolina. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $28,840 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,750.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 873 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 60.99% and the graduation rate is 40% last year.
The salary after graduation from Lees-McRae College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $34,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Lees-McRae's tuition & fees is $28,840. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $9,750.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Lees-McRae. The acceptance rate of Lees-McRae is 60.99% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19.96%. The average graduation rate is 40% and the transfer-out rate is 41%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,200 and 100% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 873 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Lees-McRae College is 60.99 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Lees-McRae College is 40 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Lees-McRae College is 41 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Lees-McRae College is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Lees-McRae College is 873
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Lees-McRae College is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,200 at Lees-McRae College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address191 Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Online Applicationwww.lmc.edu/admissions/application.htm
Financial Aidwww.lmc.edu/admissions/financial-aid/index.htm
Net Price Calculatorwww.lmc.edu/admissions/financial-aid/net-price-calculator.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.lmc.edu/admissions/undergraduate/index.htm
Disability Servicewww.lmc.edu/academics/academic-resources/accessibility-services.htm

Offered Degrees

Lees-McRae offers 28 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class

Special Learning Opportunities

Lees-McRae College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:680)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,150)

Veterans Benefits

Lees-McRae College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges