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, 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.

Our reputation for high quality education in a friendly, nurturing environment is well known and nationally recognized. 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.

Study Abroad

Bearcats Abroad: Exploring Japan on the Technos Trip

Two McKendree University students and an education professor have been exploring Japan's history, traditions and contemporary culture as guests of Technos International College in Tokyo.

about 1 month ago
Dean's List

McKendree University Announces Spring 2014 Dean's List

McKendree University congratulates students on the Dean's List, who earned a grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the spring 2014 semester.

about 1 month ago
President's List

McKendree University Congratulates Students on President's List

McKendree University congratulates President's List students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the spring 2014 semester.

about 1 month ago
Student Competition

Students Do Well in Business Ethics Competition

The Business Ethics team was a divisional runner-up at the recent International Business Ethics Case Competition in Tucson.

2 months ago
Academic Award

Nykhala Coston Wins Technos Prize

The Technos International College Prize is given each year at commencement to a graduating senior chosen by the faculty for outstanding academic performance and a commitment to international understanding.

3 months ago