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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.
Jamari Jackson '24
"McKendree provides all students the ability to be trailblazers."
Jamari has blazed his own trail during his time as a Bearcat through extensive involvement and leadership roles.
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Select a degree program to accompany your aspirations.
Find a degree that’s right for you from numerous undergraduate academic majors, minors, and tracks.
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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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Follow McKendree news, announcements, videos, etc. on your phone or tablet. Get to
know what life is like at McKendree!
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.