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McMurry University

Abilene, TX
University Website: www.mcm.edu/
Apply Online: www.mcm.edu/newsite/web/enrollment/apply.htm
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McMurry University, founded in 1923, is a private co-educational university in Abilene, Texas. It is a liberal arts school offering forty-one majors in the fields of fine arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, education, business, and religion, and nine pre-professional programs, including pre-engineering, nursing, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary, and law. McMurry is affiliated with the United Methodist church.

McMurry has roughly 1,430 students. Methodist students comprise 27 percent of the student population. Ninety five percent of students are Texan. Minority groups make up approximately one-fourth of the student body. In the freshman class, 98 percent of students receive some financial aid. Fifty-three percent of students live on campus, and 75 percent of students are involved in at least one extracurricular activity.

More than 80 percent of the faculty have earned a doctorate or other terminal degree in their field. McMurry is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Texas Education Agency, the University Senate of the United Methodist Church, the National League for Nursing, and the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.

McMurry has been recognized annually since 1996 by U.S. News & World Report for quality and value in the Southwest division of third tier schools. Recent graduates have gained admission to graduate and professional schools at nationally prominent institutions, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Duke, Vanderbilt, SMU, Baylor, and the University of Texas. McMurry's honors program offers academic scholarships ranging up to full-tuition for four years to outstanding students.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $21,010.00 avg tuition

S 14th and Sayles Blvd
Abilene, TX 79697
(325) 793-3800

Apply online Admissions:
www.mcm.edu/newsite/web/enrollmen..
Financial Aid:
www.mcm.edu/newsite/web/financial..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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McMurry University

Statistics:
Applied 1,266
Admitted 769 61%
Enrolled total 330
Full Time: 330
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 400 510
SAT Math 430 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 23
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 61%
4-year graduation rate 26%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

McMurry University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $21,010.00 $21,010.00 $21,010.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $860.00 $860.00 $860.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $657.00 $657.00 $657.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,214.00 $5,292.00 $3,822.00
Other Expenses $2,974.00 $3,822.00 $3,822.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,365.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 86%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,208.00

McMurry University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Natural Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music, General X
Painting X
Voice and Opera X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016

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