About McKendree University

McKendree University offers students many ways to make their mark, with 50 undergraduate majors and co-curricular activities including study abroad, debate, marching band, show choir, community service, mission trips and Greek life.  Bearcat student-athletes compete in 28 men’s and women’s sports and McKendree is a member of NCAA Division II in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts is southern Illinois’ finest performing arts venue. The university also owns and operates a golf course and an art gallery.

McKendree offers a high quality education in a friendly, nurturing environment. Total enrollment is over 3,000, with a 236-acre campus in Lebanon, Illinois near downtown St. Louis, and centers at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and in Louisville and Radcliff, Kentucky.

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Honor Society

Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society Welcomes New Members

The McKendree University chapter of Sigma Beta Delta welcomed new members on March 24 at an induction ceremony and dinner hosted by the School of Business. Photo gallery

5 days ago

Spring Semester Student Internships

See where McKendree University student interns are working this spring through the Career Services Office.

6 days ago
Drama or Musical Achievement

McKendreans Share Their Stories in Original Spring Play

"The McKendree Story Project," an original theatre production, shares personal stories of current and former students, faculty, staff and alumni at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts, March 26-29.

11 days ago
Student Competition

Two National Champions, 20 Awards for McKendree Speech and Debate!

McKendree University's speech and debate team opened its national competition season taking home two individual championships and 20 other awards at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, held at Ohio University on March 11-15.

13 days ago

Leadership and Service Academy

At the Leadership and Service Academy, experts offered insights to help students develop as leaders on campus and in their future careers.

about 1 month ago