McMurry University

S 14th And Sayles Blvd, Abilene, TX 79697
Tel: (325)793-3800
Public | 1,371 students
TheMcMurry University provides a Christian liberal arts and professional education that prepares students for a fulfilling life of leadership and service.

School Overview:

McMurry University
CountyTaylor County, TX
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges I
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
79 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,371 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,152 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
219 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,368 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
3 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
23%3%
% Black
13%6%
% White
61%84%
% Two or more races
3%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,480$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,480$24,744
 
Percent Admitted55%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)410-530450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)450-560460-573
ACT English (25-75%)16-2219-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Mcmurry University core value is Christian Faith as the foundation of life, Personal Relationships as the catalyst for life. Learning as the journey of life. Excellence as the goal of life, and Service as the measure of life.
  • Founded in 1923, McMurry University has gained a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of our faculty, students, and graduates. We are a liberal arts university offering bachelor's degrees in the fine arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, business, education, and nursing. Steeped in our United Methodist tradition, our 1400 students are affected daily by our Core Values: Christian Faith as the foundation of life, Personal Relationships as the catalyst for life, Learning as the journey of life, Excellence as the goal of life, and Service as the measure of life.
  • We are located on 40 acres in a quiet residential section of Abilene, Texas, a city of 115,930. Just as our university is large enough to offer excellent opportunities while avoiding the impersonal experience of a large school, Abilene is large enough to offer the amenities of a major city while retaining the safety, convenience, and charm of a small town. Abilene is located near the center of Texas just 150 miles west of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
  • Mcmurry University have been recognized annually since 1996 by US News & World Report for quality and value. You can also read about us in 100 Colleges Where Average Students Can Excel.
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