With 22 majors and 16 minors, our challenging intellectual environment has something for every student. From Wildlife Biology to a Cycling Minor to Interdisciplinary Studies, our unique offerings are perfectly suited for our precious environment. An Honors Program and 5 Honors societies provide scholarly exchange for gifted students.
Nationally recognized scholars and professionals offer the full benefit of their knowledge in an intimate teaching atmosphere. Student to faculty ratio is 14:1
Nestled in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, our campus is beautiful year-round and our academic programs take advantage of this “natural laboratory” every day. Schedule your visit now to experience Lees-McRae for yourself.
From Mountain Day of Service to the New Opportunity School for Women, Lees-McRae is rooted in steep traditions of service learning opportunities and upholds the importance of spiritual, physical and mental growth for its entire campus community.
Over 300 Bobcat student-athletes compete in 17 NCAA sports teams and are recipients of 33 Conference Championships and 10 National Championships. In addition to varsity athletics, Lees-McRae offer intramurals, recreation outlets, a tobacco-free campus, pet-friendly residence halls and even an Outdoor Adventure Education Minor.
Lees-McRae is a perfect fit for students looking to develop their social, professional and leadership skills in a safe, nurturing environment. With a student body of 700 students, more than 26 student clubs and organizations, internship opportunities, a well-recognized Business Advisory Council, exclusive Cycling Advisory Council, study abroad opportunities and more, Lees-McRae graduates gain a well-rounded experience and the confidence to elevate their future!