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McMurry is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1923, it gained university status in 1990. Its 41-acre campus is located in Abilene, in north central Texas.

Website: ww2.mcm.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,166
Undergraduate
Students
(51.4%) 599 Women
(48.6%) 567 Men
9
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
45% of 2,116 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,044
Tuition and Fees
$28,620
Room and Board
$8,878
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$23,917
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,590
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
84
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Abilene Population
118,117
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Indians
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
29.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.5% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
3.5% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
31.0%
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