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MacMurray is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1846, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 60-acre campus is located in Jacksonville, 30 miles west of Springfield.

Website: www.mac.edu/

Private
Co-ed
552
Undergraduate
Students
(50.0%) 276 Women
(50.0%) 276 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 1,076 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.33
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$37,150
Tuition and Fees
$27,710
Room and Board
$9,440
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$23,570
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,877
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Jacksonville Population
19,230
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Highlander
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
10.2% Black/African-American
6.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.7% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students
0.2%
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
11.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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