McMurry University

McMurry University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers liberal arts and professional education. McMurrys Core Values are Christian Faith, Personal Relationships, Learning, Excellence, and Service. McMurry emphasizes student achievement in academics, athletics, and student activities. Particular activities include Servant Leadership, Model U.N., the Honors program, and undergraduate research. Students have opportunities to become involved in theatre and music productions, social and academic clubs, and the surrounding community. Professors give personal attention from the first freshman advising session to writing letters of recommendation and beyond. McMurry provides a caring environment that allows students to succeed and thrive.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1923 United Methodist Semester $81.1 million + S. 14th and Sayles Boulevard, Abilene, TX 79697 (325) 793-3800
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64 100.0 Texas Abilene 1161
Key Value
ID 1603
Tuition $26,712 (2017-18)
Room and Board $8,324 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 1,074
Application Deadline Aug. 15
Application Fee $25
Acceptance Rate 48%
Description When applying to McMurry University, it's important to note the application deadline is Aug. 15. The application fee at McMurry University is $25. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Aug. 15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 48 percent.


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Application deadline Aug. 15
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $25
Common Application accepted Yes
Deadline for housing deposit May 1


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Admission interview Recommended
Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Aug. 15

Entering Class Stats

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Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 48%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

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Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply 24
Minimum required college GPA 2
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL N/A

International Students

Title Value
Separate application form required Yes
Conditional admission offered No
Early decision or early action options available Neither early decision nor early action
TOEFL (paper) Required
TOEFL (internet-based) Required
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Required of some
SAT Recommended
SAT Subject N/A
ACT Recommended
Advance deposit required Yes
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
International student contact Alex Wang, International Student Counselor, (325) 793-4700,