Lees-McRae College

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Lees-McRae College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Banner Elk, NC, a predominately rural area. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 980 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

An estimated 70% of all students which applied were admitted at Lees-McRae College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 19% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at lmc.edu.

Overall Lees-McRae College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lees-McRae College was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,750 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

How Does Lees-McRae College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Lees-McRae College is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

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Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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