McMurry University

Abilene, TX

McMurry University

Abilene, TX

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$27,244

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 962
Declined 1,154
Total Received 2,116
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Private

1,166

undergraduate students

9

graduate students

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52-acre, suburban campus in Abilene (population: 121,885), 155 miles from Dallas. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Abilene Regional

McMurry University
1400 Sayles Boulevard
Abilene
79697

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Religious Life Council
  • McMurry Student Government
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Servant Leadership

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Thing
  • Spring McMadness
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • McMurry Alert System

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 962
Declined 1,154
Total Received 2,116

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Computer Teacher Education
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Conducting
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Creative Writing
Criminology
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,175

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,166
students

Female
51%
599

Male
49%
567

1%

9
students

Female
67%
6

Male
33%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,020
students

Female
51%
515

Male
49%
505

13%

146
students

Female
58%
84

Male
42%
62

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

114

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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