|Religious affiliation:||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Southeast Rural area, distant from an urban area|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Bachelor's degree|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
A Presbyterian-affiliated institution founded in 1900 to serve the educational needs of the Southern Appalachian region, Lees-McRae College continues to provide a quality, values-based education in an ecumenical environment, inspiring and enabling individuals to contribute to a changing society with integrity and civic responsibility. Through a curriculum rooted in a liberal arts core and emphasizing leadership and service, graduates obtain knowledge, skills, and a holistic understanding of themselves and the world.
I absolutely love the atmosphere of the mountains and the college. Everything is more laid-back and more enjoyable. The campus is surrounded by beautiful mountain views and the crisp mountain air. There is always something to do outside, even in the dead of winter. The professors also make it great because you begin to form a bond with them because you are actually a person here, not some kid in a room of 200.Read More