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Tuition & Fees

$26,712

$26,712

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
46%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
29%
400-499
53%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
9%
18-23
43%
12-17
41%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 905
Declined + 979
Total Received 1,884
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Private (nonprofit)

1,073

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. Exercise Science/human Performance
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Codes

SAT 6402
ACT 4130

School Facts

McMurry University is a private church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1923, it gained university status in 1990. Its 52-acre campus is located in Abilene, in north central Texas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,074
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Abilene, TX

52-acre, suburban campus in Abilene (population: 122,225), 155 miles from Dallas. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth. Public transportation serves campus.

McMurry University
1400 Sayles Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79697

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 15% of male students
 
6 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
46%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
29%
400-499
53%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
9%
18-23
43%
12-17
41%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 905
Declined + 979
Total Received 1,884

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

David Heringer
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 460-2392
F: 325 793-4701
admissions@mcm.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,339,410
State $1,451,169
Institutional $7,976,964
Other external $94,302
Total $11,861,845

Non-need-based

Federal $4,172
State $8,410
Institutional $1,710,802
Other external $35,014
Total $1,758,398

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCCAA (Division I) Central Region, NCAA (Division III) American Southwest Conference, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
War Hawks
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Education
Art/Studio Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business/Accounting
Business/Computer Information Systems
Business/Finance
Business/General Business
Business/Management
Business/Marketing
Chemistry
Chemistry Grades 8-12
Christian Ministry
Computer Science
Computer Science Grades 8-12
Early Childhood Education
English
English/Language Arts/Reading Grades 4-8
English/Language Arts/Reading Grades 8-12
English/Writing
Environmental Science
Exercise Science/Human Performance
History
History Grades 8-12
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Life Science Grades 8-12
Life Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Grades 4-8
Mathematics Grades 8-12
Multidisciplinary Studies Grades 4-8
Multidisciplinary Studies Grades 8-12
Multimedia/Graphic Design
Music
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner/C.R.N.A.
Physical Education
Physical Education/Athletic Training
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Grades 8-12
Theatre
Theatre Arts Education
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Undergraduate

100%

1,073
students

Female
44%
468

Male
56%
605

Graduate

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

86%

932
students

Female
45%
411

Male
55%
521

undergraduatePart-time

14%

141
students

Female
41%
57

Male
59%
84

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 5

Summer: first day of semester

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented China
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

David Heringer
Vice President for Enrollment Management
325 793-4700
admissions@mcm.edu

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