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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
1,074 53% McMurry University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,073, with a gender distribution of 56 percent male students and 44 percent female students. At this school, 53 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 47 percent of students live off campus. In sports, McMurry University is part of the NCAA III.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 1,074
Total undergraduate enrollment 1,073
Total graduate enrollment 1
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 14.2%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking men 55.6%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 53%
Students who live off-campus 47%

Types of campus housing available

coed dorms (25%)
women's dorms (21%)
men's dorms (36%)
apartment for single students (18%)
special housing for disabled students (0%)


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Not offered
Army ROTC Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered