39.5 percent of McKendree University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 39.5 percent of McKendree University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

McKendree University has 1,951 undergraduate students, of which 53 percent are women and 47 percent are men, and a total student body of 2,494 students. Of these students, 598 men and 386 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at McKendree University with the most participants are all track combined (189), football (146) and wrestling (78).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
97
92
189
Football
146
0
146
Wrestling
36
42
78
Soccer
32
44
76
Ice Hockey
46
22
68
Bowling
36
29
65
Baseball
50
0
50
Volleyball
19
22
41
Golf
28
13
41
Swimming and Diving
22
15
37
Water Polo
16
17
33
Softball
0
32
32
Basketball
15
13
28
Lacrosse
0
24
24
Other Sports
23
0
23
Tennis
11
9
20
Weight Lifting
12
7
19
Fencing
9
5
14

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