Watauga County
Lees McRae College

About Lees McRae College

At Lees-McRae, our mission is to educate and inspire students to approach life and work with creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking, preparing them for diverse careers and environments. We are united by a common ambition to meet the needs of all learners—whether they are residential students on our main campus or degree-completion students in our online programs. Our community includes athletes, honors students, and those balancing work with returning to school. No matter your background or goals, our expert faculty and dedicated staff are here to help you succeed.


  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Online/Distance Programs
  • Graduate Programs
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191 Main Street
Banner Elk, NC 28604

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