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 32 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.