Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC, USA
3.48 Average Rating

Lees-McRae College is a 4-year institution in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Lees-McRae offers 20 majors and 20 minors on its campus, which sits at an elevation of 4,000 ft., making it the highest elevated campus in the eastern US. Providing 11 different housing types, the university is bicycle-friendly and pet-friendly, offering housing units for furry friends and dog parks near campus. Lees-McRae College is also home to the May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, John B. Stephenson Center for Appalachia, and The New Opportunity School for Women, which assists low-income women from 30-55.


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  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
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What Students Are Saying

3.48 Average Rating
Welcome to the Bobcat Family here at Lees-McRae College, making the decision to further continue one's education here was the correct choice! This mountainous environment and joyous staff and peers invite everyone to take control of their own education and become a scholar. Here at Lees-McRae College one establishes a foundation of skills required for further development, it'll be the best four years of your life!
Thelma from Charlotte, NC
i love lees-mcrae. it is a beautiful mountain school that makes you feel like you live in a personal snow globe. this school prides itself on a strong community.
Cassandra from Weldon, NC

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