Congratulations on your decision to pursue a quality education and enhance your future!

Choosing the right university can seem like an overwhelming task.

Our Admission staff understands this, and our goal is to help you make the right choice. We are here to answer your questions, offer individual consultation, and help you achieve your goals for success. We will also unofficially evaluate any transfer credits, allowing you to complete your education.

With classes starting monthly, it's never too late to get started!  Begin the process by completing an Admissions Application.

If you would like additional information, please submit an Information Request Form, or contact us at:

Louisville Campus Admission Office

(502) 266-6696 / Toll Free at (877) 862-1952

Radcliff Campus Admission Office

(270) 351-5003 / Toll Free at (877) 319-3576.

International Student Information

* Note that application fees do not apply for students attending classes at the Kentucky Campuses.

McKendree University welcomes applications from students who seek a challenging college experience in a stimulating and friendly environment. All courses of study provide a foundation for a well-rounded education.

General Information

McKendree's admission utilizes a rolling admissions system. Prospective students may submit an application to the college anytime. For more information on the application process, please see the Application Procedure below.


Previous College

A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA from previously attended colleges.

No Previous College

A minimum GPA of 2.0 (from high school issuing diploma) or a GED score of at least 50%.

Application Procedure

To be considered for admission, an applicant must complete the following steps:

•   Complete and return the application for admission

•   Have your high school mail an official high school or GED transcript directly to McKendree University. NOTE: You will have to contact your high school for the address information and transcript fees. McKendree University does not have that information.

•   Have the previously-attended college(s) mail an official copy of transcript directly to McKendree University.

NOTE: You will have to contact all colleges and universities you have attended for the address information and transcript fees.

Application for Re-admission

Students who have not attended McKendree University for one year and are seeking re-admission to McKendree University must complete the admission application form and supply up-to-date transcripts.

Criteria for Admission

Applicants are considered on an individual basis without regard to sex, race, disability, nationality, or religion.

Credit Transfers

McKendree University accepts applicable college credit with a grade of "C" or higher from regionally-accredited institution of higher learning. You must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours at McKendree and meet all degree requirements to graduate. A total of at least 120 credits are required to earn a bachelor's degree, of the 120 credits, at least 40 credit hours must be upper level.