McKendree Ranks Among Illinois’ Best, Says College Choice

(LEBANON, Ill., February 21, 2017) — McKendree University has been named one of the 25 “Best Colleges in Illinois” and among the 23 “Best Online Colleges in Illinois” by College Choice, an independent online publication. College Choice ranks and reviews colleges across the country based on data compiled from U.S. News and World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics, and

According to results released on Feb. 1, McKendree University scored 19th of the state’s top 25 colleges and fifth of Illinois’ best online colleges.

College Choice is dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. According to its website,, its rankings and reviews are intended to help make choosing a college easier, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

“With the number of high quality colleges and universities in the state, we are delighted to be included on both the Best Colleges and Best Online Colleges lists for 2017,” said Dr. Christine, provost and dean.