Established in 1900, Lees-McRae College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Banner Elk (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lees-McRae College (LMC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Lees-McRae College (LMC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LMC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||In Montibus, Ex Montibus, Pro Montibus
In the mountains, of the mountains, for the mountains
|Colours||Green and gold|
|Address||191 Main Street W
28604-0128 North Carolina
|Tel||+1 (828) 898 5241|
|Fax||+1 (828) 898 8814|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||PO Box 128
Banner Elk 28604
(828) 898 8723
800 280 4562
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Lees-McRae College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 70,143 physical volumes, 868 physical media, 39,892 digital/electronic medium and 144 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Lees-McRae College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 706 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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