McM is on a 52-acre campus in a suburban setting in Abilene, Texas. There are many activities and organizations for McM students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
McM does not have fraternities or sororities.
McM has a thriving Alpha Phi Omega. In fact, more students participate in Alpha Phi Omega than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at McM include Religious Life Council, McMurry Student Government, Campus Activity Board and Servant Leadership.
McM students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spring Thing and Spring McMadness.
McM offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most McM students live off campus. In 2021, 48% of undergrads at McM lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 52% of students lived off-campus or commuted to McM. There are 593 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,087 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 500 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
McM offers coed housing.
At McM there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at McM:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
McMurry University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The McM campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
McM offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, McM has McMurry Alert System.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit McM, take Interstate 20 to Abilene, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Abilene Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore McM's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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