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

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1923 United Methodist Semester $81.1 million + S. 14th and Sayles Boulevard, Abilene, TX 79697 (325) 793-3800
overall score total score state city online paying global
64 100.0 Texas Abilene 1161

Tuition & Expenses

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Room and board $8,324 (2017-18)


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Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $16,883
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 83%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $8,313
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $0

Financial Aid

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Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 10%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $38,844
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 82%


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $5,306
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 75%