Banner Elk, NC
Lees-McRae College


28 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Cameron
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great school if you love being in the mountains and love looking at a view. People go hiking for fun at Lees-McRae. A...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great school if you love being in the mountains and love looking at a view. People go hiking for fun at Lees-McRae. Although there are many fun things to do on campus, the surrounding areas are not so fun. You would have t travel 30 minutes just to get some fast food, but those 3 a.m drives to Boone are the best with your friends. LMC is a small college though. The campus is quite small but it is like a community. Everyone knows just about everyone. Overall it is the best school for me

Haley
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It's a good school but its outdated when it comes to housing and needs to be updated. The food is not the greatest either. Th...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a good school but its outdated when it comes to housing and needs to be updated. The food is not the greatest either. The class size is small, which I really like. During winter months they need to be more prepared for bad weather and ensure student safety. The lighting on campus is very bad and they don't have much even though we live in bear country. It's scary to go outside alone.

Haley
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Honestly it’s a good school but the school housing is outdated. While students know there are bears on campus , the school d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly it’s a good school but the school housing is outdated. While students know there are bears on campus , the school doesn’t have many lights ensuring the safety of the students at night walking back late from library. Also in certain situations they don’t handle the safety of the students efficiently and correctly . They are a great school though because I love the small classes and community environment .

Joshua
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I absolutely love the school, the setting of the school is the most beautiful in the east part of the united states I believe...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I absolutely love the school, the setting of the school is the most beautiful in the east part of the united states I believe. The adventures around the school make is unique. Plenty of mountains and ski slopes, trails, hiking spots, Lees-McRae is just an outdoor adventure school. The on-campus living buildings could use moderation, they are very out-dated. The classrooms are starting to become nicer, and the academics is great but could use some work. The professors are always there to help you and push you to your best, but they lack on organizational skills.

Kelsi
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I adore this school and everything it has to offer in smack dab middle of the mountains. such a nice place with amazing peopl...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I adore this school and everything it has to offer in smack dab middle of the mountains. such a nice place with amazing people and a great view. taking my first tour of the school, I was overcome with the feeling over comfort and contentment. I recommend this school to students looking for an intimate and beautiful school to grow up in, to forge relationships and eventually live here at some point if that's meant for the future.

Emily
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Lees-McRae is a small but gorgeous school nestled in between two mountains which allow students to constantly be exposed to a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Lees-McRae is a small but gorgeous school nestled in between two mountains which allow students to constantly be exposed to adventure whether that be going on a long hike or snowboarding and tubing down the side of a snowy mountain. The mountains called my name and I answered and have not regretted it so far. The faculty is very kind and very approachable which makes obtaining help much easier. Some of the facilities could use some attention but I believe they shouldn't be in tip top shape due to the age of the school but should still be monitored. Access to plenty of outdoor activities has been the main reason why I rated this college so high.

Jonathan
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I love the small class size and the professors always seem to help you

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the small class size and the professors always seem to help you

Nicole
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My overall opinion is that its a nice campus and a great school but they could work on updating the dorm buildings and having...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion is that its a nice campus and a great school but they could work on updating the dorm buildings and having a kitchen in them. They could also work on getting air conditioning into the dorm rooms because it can get really hot during the warm seasons.

Jasmin
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It was a nice place to live and the scenery was beautiful, but it was really expensive. Some students acted like they were in...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It was a nice place to live and the scenery was beautiful, but it was really expensive. Some students acted like they were in high school and liked to start drama, and there were lots of teachers who were really nice but some treated you like you were a kid and like you were stupid.

Autumn
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I very much enjoy going to Lees-McRae College because it is located in such a nice location with plenty of outdoorsy activiti...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I very much enjoy going to Lees-McRae College because it is located in such a nice location with plenty of outdoorsy activities to partake in. It is very big into sports because 90% of its students are athletes. I have made great memories and friends there for my first year.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 991
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $26,198
  • Acceptance rate
  • 63%

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