If you want to apply to McM, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the application fee is $25.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|McM 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Mean SAT Score||1032|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||57%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||41%|
McMurry University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is March 31, which is coming up fast!
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into McM is moderately difficult. McM evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, McM accepted 47% of students, around 852 of the 1,798 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like McM, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to McM must submit the following items. Double check with McM's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to McM have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 91% submitted a class rank. At McM 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At McMurry University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||11%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||22%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
McM does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
McM is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 57% of McM's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 41% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other McM applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At McM 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a McM student is 1032.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of McM students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of McM students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
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To be most competitive at McM, you should strive to earn between 12 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for McM's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 12 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for McM students. Only one out of every four students scored below 12.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to McM.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in McM during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to McM?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to McM.
Does McM accept transfer credits?
McM accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. McM accepts:
Does McM accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
McM accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to McM?
No, McM is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is McM's acceptance rate?
McM's acceptance rate is 47%.
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How hard is it to get into McM? McM is a somewhat selective institution. The McM acceptance rate is 47%. This means that the institution accepts 47 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to McM is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to McM is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to McM is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into McM. Students with an ACT score that falls between 12 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 12 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1120 and Above
940 to 1120
940 and Less
The median SAT score for McM students is 1032. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to McM, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at McM.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At McM, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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