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Lees-McRae College

Women's D2 Coach: Cat Lovallo
Profile
Size
1 / 10
966 Undergrads / 966 Students
Cost
6 / 10
$22,356 Net Price
Selectivity
7 / 10
57% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Conference Carolinas

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
67%
Overall Graduation Rate
37%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
34% / 37%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Bobcats play most of their games in North Carolina, in cities including Brevard, Salisbury and Mount Olive. They also play games in Gaffney, Columbia and Due West, South Carolina. Additionally, games are scheduled in Georgia.

Recruit Commits
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Emily Davidson Mckinney Prosper, TX Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Taylor Butler Wekiva Apopka, FL Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sara Thomson Arapahoe Parker, CO Goal
Olivia Gilleland Durant Tampa, FL Att
Dayna Decesare Weddington Weddington, NC Goal
Patterson Jones Davie Davie County, NC Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Constance Madden John Carroll/St. Andrews Stuart, FL Att, Mid
Christy Caton Gainesville/St. Andrews Gainesville, FL Mid
Joelle Prata New Bedford/St. Andrews New Bedford, MA Def, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
191 Main Street, Banner Elk, NC, 28604, Banner Elk, NC, 28604 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Hickory/Lenoir North Carolina Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Johnson City Tennessee Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Asheville North Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Knoxville Tennessee Area
Where Grads Work
  • Burke County Public Schools
  • Yadkin County Schools
  • Lowe's Companies Inc.
  • Mission Health
  • US Navy
  • Appalachian State University
  • Bank of America
  • Wells Fargo
  • BB&T
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Walmart
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • United States Air Force
  • East Tennessee State University
  • First Citizens Bank
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Arts and Design
  • Community and Social Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Military and Protective Services
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Information Technology
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 580
Math
450 - 560
Total
910 - 1120
ACT
Composite
18 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,462 508 954
% Admitted 57% 64% 54%
% Admits That Enroll 27% 30% 24%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.48 (weighted)
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (33%)
    Business (30%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (4%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Communication & Journalism (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Health Professions
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    History
    Foreign Languages
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $22,356

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$25,878
    Books & Supplies$550
    Cost of Living$11,078
    Personal Expenses$5,294
     
    Sticker Price$42,800

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$19,733
    Federal Grants50%$5,274
    Pell Grants50%$4,930
    Other Federal7%$2,536
    State & Local Grants47%$5,226
    Institutional Grants100%$14,658
     
    Student Loans75%$7,061
    Federal Loans74%$6,248
    Other Loans7%$9,701

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $24.7 Million $25,551

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $18,968.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,568 $202

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 721 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $33,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 7.66 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 34% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary - -
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, very small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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