McKendree University is a four-year private school located in Lebanon, Illinois. The school was formed by pioneer Methodists and is still affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Established in 1828, McKendree University is the oldest college in Illinois.
McKendree University offers certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. McKendree University is made up of the following academic schools:
- College of Arts and Science
- School of Business
- School of Nursing and Health Professions
- School of Education
Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. McKendree University offers online bachelor's and master's degree programs. Online classes begin every 8 weeks. All courses are designed by our campus faculty and pass a rigorous review of their peers.