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Lees McRae College

Overview of Lees McRae College

Lees - McRae is found in Banner Elk, NC. Banner Elk is a rural area. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Presbyterian Church (USA) identity. Lees - McRae is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Lees - McRae is known for its programs in drama and performing arts, education and teaching, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Lees - McRae Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 530.

Student Body

Students numbered 882 in 2007-2008 at the school.

Student Life

Lees - McRae has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Lees - McRae offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference, Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference. Lees - McRae offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"A Presbyterian-affiliated institution founded in 1900 to serve the educational needs of the Southern Appalachian region, Lees-McRae College continues to provide a quality, values-based education in an ecumenical environment, inspiring and enabling individuals to contribute to a changing society with integrity and civic responsibility. Through a curriculum rooted in a liberal arts core and emphasizing leadership and service, graduates obtain knowledge, skills, and a holistic understanding of themselves and the world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Programs
Some campuses offers specific programs
Elementary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Drama And Dance Teacher Education
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Wildlife Biology
Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Psychology, General
Human Services, General
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Design And Visual Communications, General
Musical Theatre
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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