41%

Acceptance Rate

$17,612

Avg.Financial Aid

003591

FAFSA Code

About McMurry University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,132

Website

ww2.mcm.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

McMurry University which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Abilene, Texas. Around 77% of the students are 24 and under at McMurry University. At MU around 48% are white, 29% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 14% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. Grant Teaff, Sarah Weddington, Jorge Antonio Solis, and Brad Rowland are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. MU offers a total of 73 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

S 14th and Sayles Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3257933800
Fax: 3257936800
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that McMurry University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

41%

SAT Range

950 - 1150

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. To kickstart the admission process at MU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 940-1100 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at McMurry University is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at S 14th and Sayles Blvd, Abilene, Texas 79697. To gather more information, they can call them at (325) 793-3800.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,516

Average Annual Cost

$27,154

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$265

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,602

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,154

Total One Year Cost

$41,375

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $41,500 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($28,099), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($8,820), and budget for other expenses ($4,605) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

17 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

10 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

10 Graduates

Marketing

8 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

7 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,128

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

2% Unknown

13% Black

27% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

98%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,572 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,186/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,416/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,416/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

War Hawks

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Southwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

237

Total Female Athletes

139

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,820 per year for living on campus. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 49% male and 51% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,177

$38,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$282 - 402

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,612

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,115

Students Receiving State Aid

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,199

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,072

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$21,015

$30K - $48K

$19,697

$48K - $75K

$18,502

$75K - $110K

$14,551

> $110K

$15,644

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,854,128

In case the students at McMurry University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,090, whereas the financial aid is $14,588. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,136 as well as institutional aid worth $14,588. At MU, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,854,128 per year.

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