McMurry University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Abilene, TX

$28,099

Avg tuition

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About McMurry University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

McMurry University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Abilene, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,175, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 45%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 33%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $28,099.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

45% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1100

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students Enrolled

36%

Online Student Enrollment

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

48%

Hispanic

29%

Black

14%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

51%

Socio-economic diversity

52% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

420

Student Location Breakout

36% 64%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 4% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's Not offered

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

61%

Institution Grant Aid

96%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,090
State Grant Aid $3,136
Institution Grant Aid $14,588
Pell Grant Aid $4,902

Financial Outlook

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.