Lees-McRae College


Banner Elk, NC

Lees-McRae College SnackAbility

6.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
8/10
Diversity
5/10
The Town
8/10
Cost
4/10
Debt
6/10
Career Earnings
7/10
Job Prospects
7/10

Lees-McRae College Info Snack

Lees-McRae College is a private four-year college in Banner Elk, North Carolina affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Lees-McRae College has the highest elevation of any American college or university east of the Mississippi River, at 3,720 feet above sea level. It is one of the few colleges to be named after two women, Suzanna Lees and Elizabeth McRae. In 2005, Lees-McRae became the first expansion site for New Opportunity School for Women, a program that helps educate and employ women in Appalachia.

Undergraduates
712
Admission Rate
66.5%
Median Debt
$13,000
Average Net Cost
$39,684
In-state Tuition
$25,404
Out-of-state Tuition
$25,404
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