Lees – McRae College

Lees-McRae College is one of the forty-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in a rural area, in Banner Elk.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 921 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 204 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 131 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 64%). Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Lees-McRae College’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $24,878, and fees were $1,000. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,878 and $1,000 respectively.