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McKendree University

McKendree University is a nationally ranked, private university offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the St. Louis region, Southern Illinois and online. As a Bearcat, you’ll join a vibrant community, make valuable connections, and serve others in the world around you. You’ll develop strong leadership skills, learn from expert faculty, and attain the personalized education you deserve.

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McKendree By The Numbers

91%
First-Year Students who Live on Campus
41
States Represented by Students
38
Countries Represented by Students
97%
Employment & Grad. School Success Rate
35
Sports Teams
14:1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
23
Honor Societies
100+
Study Abroad Locations Available
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McKendree Spotlight

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Gigi Hopkins '21

Create dialogue with the community that promotes understanding.

Learn how campus celebrates a wide range of perspectives and creates an atmosphere that is inclusive of everyone.

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Choose Your Path

Select a degree program to accompany your aspirations.

Find a degree that’s right for you from numerous undergraduate academic majors, minors, and tracks.

McKendree Worldwide

APPLY TODAY FOR AN ONLINE DEGREE

Take The First Step - Apply For Classes

Join McKendree Worldwide and see why earning your degree is more convenient with programs designed to fit your busy lifestyle!

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Distinctive Honors

Our student-focused higher education is getting noticed!

Our undergraduate and graduate programs
are recognized for excellence among top
ranking universities.

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Military Community Focused

We are a military friendly
university!

Thank you for your service.  We embrace our military community and dedicate resources to ensure your success.

The Hett's 2019-2020 McKendree Presents Series Season

Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

Check out which performances are coming to the Hett!

"The Hett" is Southern Illinois' premier
performing arts venue, presenting world class dance, drama, classical music and jazz.

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Get Connected

Social media is your playground. Interact with us online!

Follow McKendree news, announcements, videos, etc. on your phone or tablet. Get to
know what life is like at McKendree!

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Gallery of Art

Explore the McKendree
University Gallery of Art!

Our downtown art gallery showcases the creativity of students, faculty, alumni and
artists from the region.

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