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McMurry University

Abilene, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

McMurry University Academics

McMurry University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. McMurry University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, McMurry University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 31% of students who start college at McMurry University complete all the credits required within six years.

McMurry University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: McMurry University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At McMurry University?

McMurry University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with McMurry University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at McMurry University

When choosing a major, McMurry University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at McMurry University.

Student Designed Majors

McMurry University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

McMurry University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at McMurry University

McMurry University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About McMurry University

Does McMurry University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ McMurry University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does McMurry University Have An Online Program?

✅ McMurry University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does McMurry University Offer AP Credit?

✅ McMurry University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does McMurry University Have An Honors Program?

✅ McMurry University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at McMurry University.

Does McMurry University Require Internships?

🟨 McMurry University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About McMurry University

McMurry University Library

The main library on campus is the Jay-Rollins Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at McMurry University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

McMurry University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does McMurry University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

McMurry University does not have any ROTC programs.

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