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McMurry University

Abilene, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

About McMurry University

McMurry University is a vibrant, comprehensive higher-education institution where you’ll find a welcoming, friendly, and supportive campus community. You’ll experience personalized and interactive learning while growing personally and gaining independence. Friendships will be developed that will last a lifetime.

McMurry is celebrating its Centennial in 2023, founded in 1923 as a Methodist institution affiliated with what is now The United Methodist Church. The university enrolls more than 1,200+ students with an 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio. No graduate assistants teach courses, and 77% of our professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic discipline. You’ll experience nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences education while preparing for a fulfilling career and a life of purpose.

McMurry University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Abilene, Texas. McMurry University was founded in 1923. The university currently enrolls around 1,237 students a year, including 1,259 undergrad students.

McMurry University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into McMurry University. Around 56% of applicants get into McMurry University each year. In 2022, 1,325 out of 2,345 total applicants were accepted.

McMurry University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%

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McMurry University is located in the town of Abilene, Texas,.

If you would like to see McMurry University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Abilene, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Abilene Regional.

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College Info

1400 Sayles Boulevard https://mcm.edu/ Abilene, TX 79697

Campus Setting: Suburban

McMurry University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to McMurry University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to McMurry University is Aug 15.

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McMurry University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1210


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

530 - 620

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for McMurry University students is 1132. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to McMurry University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at McMurry University.

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Wondering what life at McMurry University is like? There are approximately 1,237 students enrolled at McMurry University, including 1,259 undergraduate students and -22 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from TX and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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