McKendree University

Private, Four-years School Located in Lebanon, IL

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How much is the McKendree tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, McKendree's tuition & fees is $34,070.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $49,370 when a student lives on-campus.

McKendree Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$34,070
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$11,590
On-campus Expenses$2,710
Off-campus Room & Board$7,730
Off-campus Expenses$3,980
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$35,121

How Much Does it Cost to Go to McKendree for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $142,929 at McKendree. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $206,910. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $120,494.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$34,722$49,670$28,677
Sophomore (2024-25)$35,387$51,013$29,617
Junior (2025-26)$36,064$52,398$30,593
Senior (2026-27)$36,755$53,829$31,607
4 Years Total$142,929$206,910$120,494
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$35,387$51,013$29,617
Sophomore (2025-26)$36,064$52,398$30,593
Junior (2026-27)$36,755$53,829$31,607
Senior (2027-28)$37,459$55,306$32,659
4 Years Total$145,665$212,546$124,476
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$36,064$52,398$30,593
Sophomore (2026-27)$36,755$53,829$31,607
Junior (2027-28)$37,459$55,306$32,659
Senior (2028-29)$38,176$56,832$33,751
4 Years Total$148,454$218,366$128,610
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$36,755$53,829$31,607
Sophomore (2027-28)$37,459$55,306$32,659
Junior (2028-29)$38,176$56,832$33,751
Senior (2029-30)$38,907$58,409$34,886
4 Years Total$151,296$224,377$132,902
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$37,459$55,306$32,659
Sophomore (2028-29)$38,176$56,832$33,751
Junior (2029-30)$38,907$58,409$34,886
Senior (2030-31)$39,651$60,038$36,064
4 Years Total$154,192$230,585$137,359

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, McKendree' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $21,542.
McKendree University$34,070
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between McKendree and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
McKendree UniversityLebanon, IL$34,070$9,450
Anderson UniversityAnderson, SC$33,580$15,483
Canisius UniversityBuffalo, NY$32,720$16,680
Curry CollegeMilton, MA$46,220$17,514
South University-SavannahSavannah, GA$18,238$16,536
Alfred UniversityAlfred, NY$39,530$25,830
Anna Maria CollegePaxton, MA$43,064$12,203
Morningside UniversitySioux City, IA$38,190$11,111
Southwestern Assemblies of God UniversityWaxahachie, TX$18,610$9,360
Hardin-Simmons UniversityAbilene, TX$31,686$15,074
Georgian Court UniversityLakewood, NJ$37,110$15,850

Financial Aid and COA

At McKendree University, 1,440 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,599.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at McKendree is $28,771 for students living on-campus and $26,181 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 274 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,145 and the average amount of student loans is $6,975.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$49,370
COA (off-campus)$46,780
Tuition & Fees$34,070
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,300
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,710
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,771
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,181
Average Financial Aid$20,599
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,440100%$20,599
Pell Grants45932%$4,523
Federal Student Loan71950%$6,400
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid274100%-
Grants or Scholarships274100%$24,145
Federal Grants274100%$3,777
Pell Grants10639%$4,974
Other Federal Grants274100%$1,853
State/Local Grants7828%$4,995
Institutional Grants26998%$19,299
Student Loan Aid15557%$6,975
Federal Student Loans15155%$5,544
Other Student Loans155%$16,265

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

McKendree's acceptance rate is 77.68%. A total of 1,765 applicants applied to and 1,371 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 268 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 19.55%.
To apply to McKendree, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies.
Acceptance Rate77.68%77.26%78.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.55%20.71%18.33%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

McKendree University has a total of 1,960 students including 1,534 undergraduate and 426 graduate students. By gender, there are 887 male students and 1,071 female students attending McKendree. The school offers online degree programs and 451 students enrolled online exclusively (23.01% of all students).
Total1,958 8871,071
Undergraduate1,443 721722
Graduate515 166349

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address701 College Rd, Lebanon, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered77 Programs
Online Program Offered23 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered15 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate68.35%
Student Population1,960
Graduation Rate55%
Retention Rate75%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties83 (Full-time), 137 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs229 (Full-time), 159 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$62,241
Average Staff Salary$54,215