Lees-McRae College

, NC,
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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  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
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3.48 Average Rating
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
Lees-McRae offers the most variety that I have seen so far at colleges.

Lees-McRae offers more rigorous courses for students who like to be challenged in class.

Lees-McRae is located on a beautiful campus that will inspire many different types of people.
Nancy from Elizabethton, TN

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