McPherson College

150 reviews
  1. McPherson, KS
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
McPherson College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Anabaptist
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Address
1600 E. Euclid
McPherson, KS 67460

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
99%
SAT Range
900-1070
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$19,886/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,744/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,047/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,424/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,834/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,338/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.6 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.8 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.8 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
580Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
52%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Motivated
    60%
  • Eccentric
    20%
  • Kind
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life.12 responses
Poll
75%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.16 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Small and helpful
    80%
  • Calm
    20%

After McPherson College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses

Reviews

150 reviews
  • Excellent
    23
  • Very Good
    47
  • Average
    59
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    8
All of the teachers and staff are so nice and helpful. Everyone is interested in seeing each student succeed. The college also had plenty of activities and shorts to choose from to keep students active in the college experience. The schools biggest focus is Scholarship. Participation. Service. They want all students to be active in college life and in helping others as well as doing well in Class. Their goal is to create whole persons by the time everyone graduates.
  • College Junior
  • 4 months ago
I love living in my dorm. Compared to the other dorms on campus, the "Morrison" dorm is the nicest all boys dorm, and there is another similar all girls dorm called "Bittinger." This dorm has the biggest floor plan of all the dorms and is the freshest smelling and nicest looking.
  • College Freshman
  • 4 months ago
Campus life is below average, there is not much to do here other then be a part of a club. The school size is really small whioch gives a student a better chance to focus on academics and finish school. Classroom sizes are smaller then those compared to bigger colleges which makes everything a lot more easier. Dorm life at McPherson is not as spacious, Metzler Hall is the all male hall. Consists of 3 floors, 1 kitchen on the first floor that we must all share and keep clean, each floor has there own restroom hall that is also shared by that floor. Morrison is the Auto Hall for the majors in Auto restoration usually, the most comfortable and newest hall, Bittinger is the all female hall. Dotzour is the co-ed men and female hall.

The cafeteria is a little crammed at times, the food is good maybe twice a week. You can taste the re-use food the best part of it would be the staff. The cafeteria staff is really friendly. Depending o what you decide to eat dictates if it is good or not. It includes a Pizza bar, salad bar, fruit bar, dessert area, ice cream machine, and your hot food table.

McPherson also includes a very friendly community that supports there high school and college sports. The staff here at the college as a whole is large. They are very helpful and respectful. Every problem or question I've had has been answered by one of the school representatives. The president of the school is also very friendly and helpful.

McPherson College also has a great span in sports. Each year you meet people from different states and countries who come here chasing the same dream as most of us. The coaches and staff are really friendly and helpful. I enjoy the help of the coaches after hours this includes wanting to get in the gym after hours a staff member will open it for you and allow you to work out.
  • College Sophomore
  • Feb 22 2015