McKendree University

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McKendree University can be found in Lebanon, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 3,600 students enrolled each year at McKendree University.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score between 1370 to 1570, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 20 to 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the McKendree University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.18. An estimated 60% of all applicant were admitted at McKendree University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 38% continued on to enroll.

Overall McKendree University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for McKendree University was reported as 62.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,620 applications submitted to McKendree University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1370 - 1570
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into McKendree University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of McKendree University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for McKendree University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.0%
  • 2010-2011: 67.6%
  • 2011-2012: 67.5%
  • 2012-2013: 66.5%
  • 2013-2014: 62.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.6%

How Does McKendree University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for McKendree University is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fontbonne University65.2%
Greenville College65.7%
Blackburn College68.0%
MacMurray College74.9%
Illinois College61.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to McKendree University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 520
Math490 - 530
Writing430 - 520
Total Score1370 - 1570
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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