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Hayes Auditorium

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Wilys Snack Bar

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Bowman 214 High-Tech Classroom

This popular classroom is equipped with 3 Widescre..

James H. Carson Library & Chaffee Administration Building

The Carson Library has over 98,000 volumes, 3 Comp..

Tennessee Residence Hall and North Carolina Building

Tennessee is the third largest residence hall on c..

Virginia Residence Hall & Tuft's Tower

Originally a water tower that served Banner Elk, T..

Avery Hall and Cannon Student Center

Avery is a co-ed Residence Hall and is one of the ..

The Foot Bridge

Located on the path leading from main campus to th..

"Arthur, Lauritsen, Sanders" Track & Field Venue, and Athletic Complex

Lees-McRae College boasts 20 competitive athletic ..

MacDonald Dining Hall

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Hayes Auditorium

Hayes Auditorium is the destination for patrons of the arts. The Division of Performing Arts perform on the stage to packed houses each semester, and the Summer Theatre company ( sells out their performances each and every summer. The auditorium is used for Opening Convocation and other special meetings for the entire campus, but mostly is used for the arts.

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school information

University Name Lees-McRae College
Location 375 COLLEGE DRIVE PO BOX 128, BANNER ELK, North Carolina, 28604
General information 8288985241
Year established 1900
Type Private not-for-profit - Four or more years
Highest Degree offered Bachelor's degree
Campus Setting Rural
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Total number of applicants 1400
Percent of applicants admitted 67 %
New admissions percent of total enrollment 21 %

Test scores 25th Percentile * 75th Percentile **
SAT Critical Reading - -
SAT Math - -
SAT Writing - -
ACT Composite - -
ACT English - -
ACT Math - -
ACT Writing - -

*25% of students scored at or below
**75% of students scored at or below
- Data not available or not applicable for this institution

Total enrollment 1033  
Undergraduate enrollment 1033  
Full-time undergrads 1028  
Part-time undergrads 5  
Graduate enrollment 0  
Student body coed  
Men 38%  
Women 62%  

    Degrees include:

    Business Law Liberal Arts
    Medical Nursing Theology
    Veterinarian Visual and Performing Arts Social Sciences
    Psychology Parks and Recreation Natural Resources
    Education Computer Science Communications

    Special programs

    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college


    • Member of NAA
    • Member of NCAA

    Men sports Women sports
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Swimming & diving
    • Tennis
    • Track & field
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Blog
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Swimming & diving
    • Tennis
    • Track & field
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Blog

    Estimated expenses - undergrads In-state Out-of-state  
    Tuition $24154 $24154  
    Required fees $1250 $1250  
    Room and board - -  

    Estimated financial aid - undergrads % Receiving Average Amount  
    Grant or scholarship aid 100% $16613  
    Pell grants 42% $4496  
    Federal student loan 84% $6208  

    * Information is based on Academic Year data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. Please visit the school's official website for the most current information.

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