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 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.

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Students Participate in Leadership Program

Students in McKendree University's leadership program discover their potential and develop their leadership skills by participating in workshops, retreats and conferences throughout the year.

14 days ago

McKendree University Welcomes New Students

McKendree University welcomes new students enrolled this fall at its Lebanon, Ill., Louisville and Radcliff, Ky. campuses; the Center at Scott Air Force Base, off-site locations and online.

about 1 month ago

Meet the New Student Orientation Leaders

NSO leaders help new Bearcats transition to college life and introduce them to McKendree University's services, spirit and traditions.

about 1 month ago

Summer Interns Gain Experience, Earn Credits

Find out where McKendree University student interns have been working this summer through the Career Services Office.

3 months ago
Dean's List

McKendree University Spring 2015 Dean's List

Congratulations to students on the McKendree University Dean's List, who earned a grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the spring 2015 semester.

3 months ago