McMurry University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 56% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,345 students applied to McMurry University and 1,325 were admitted.
If you are thinking about applying to McMurry University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of McMurry University's admissions stats.
|McMurry University 2023
|Mean Unweighted GPA
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class
|Mean SAT Score
|Admissions Test Policy
|Applicants Who Submit SATs
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs
These are the application deadlines for McMurry University.
|Early Decision I
|Early Decision II
McMurry University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is February 5.
Some students apply early to increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
McMurry University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does McMurry University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record
|Standardized Test Scores
|Level of Applicant's Interest
Make sure to check with McMurry University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to McMurry University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with McMurry University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Required for Some
|Details (If Any)
|Written Essay or Personal Statement
|Letter(s) of Recommendation
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
|Transcript of High School Record
Students admitted to McMurry University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 90% submitted a class rank. At McMurry University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.
At McMurry University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|Percent of Students
|3.75 and 3.99
|3.50 and 3.74
|3.25 and 3.49
|3.00 and 3.24
|2.50 and 2.9
|2.00 and 2.49
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to McMurry University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
McMurry University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 14% of McMurry University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other McMurry University applicants, you should strive to score between 1080 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At McMurry University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a McMurry University student is 1132.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of McMurry University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of McMurry University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at McMurry University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for McMurry University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for McMurry University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to McMurry University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in McMurry University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to McMurry University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to McMurry University.
Does McMurry University accept transfer credits?
✅ McMurry University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. McMurry University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does McMurry University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ McMurry University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to McMurry University?
❌ No, McMurry University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to include your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is McMurry University's acceptance rate?
✅ McMurry University has an acceptance rate of 56%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at McMurry University?
❌ McMurry University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into McMurry University? McMurry University is a somewhat selective institution. The McMurry University acceptance rate is 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1210 and Above
1080 to 1210
1080 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At McMurry University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.8. 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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