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School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1887
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Religiously affliated
    • Specialization:
    • Liberal Arts School 1
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • 1600 E. Euclid, McPherson, Kansas, United States, 67460
    • Phone:
    • +18003657402
    • Setting:
    • Suburban, town

The History of McPherson College

McPherson College is a four-year liberal arts college in McPherson, Kansas, United States. It was chartered in 1887 by the leaders of the Church of the Brethren. The college provides a career-oriented liberal arts education. It is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Academic Highlights

Three out of four of the faculty hold terminal degrees. Twenty three hold PhDs. All of the arts faculty hold the degree of Master of Fine Arts or higher. The remainder hold non-terminal degrees. McPherson College has a 13/1 student-faculty ratio.

Life in McPherson College

McPherson College operates on a 4-1-4 (four month semester- January Session- four month semester) academic calendar. The present campus has sixteen major buildings on twenty-three acres of land.

School Ranking

McPherson College is a private institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 725, its setting is city, and the campus size is 27 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. McPherson College's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges Midwest, 36.


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Notable Alumni

Mcpherson, Kansas Student at McPherson College Fine Art Education McPherson College 2012 — 2016 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Theatre Education Quinter High School 2008 — 2012 Experience McPherson College August 2013 - Present McPherson College August 2012 - Present 

Acceptance Rate

The overall acceptance rate for McPherson College was reported as 86.6% in Fall 2013 with over 642 applications submitted to McPherson College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures.

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