|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into McMurry and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 749 out of 1,201 applicants were admitted making McMurry a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. MacMurray College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. MacMurray College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1090|
|Average SAT Score||1020|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to MacMurray College?
MacMurray College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1090 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1015 to 1090||Avg +||62%-74%|
|940 to 1015||Avg -||49%-62%|
|865 to 940||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 865||Low||<36%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into McMurry?
Admission data indicates that McMurry regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #44 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to MacMurray College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>76%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||62%-76%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||52%-62%|
|15 to 17||Reach||41%-52%|
|Less than 15||Low||<41%|
What GPA do you need to get into MacMurray College?
You can get into McMurry with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at MacMurray College was 2.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #53 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as McMurry accepts 62% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||4%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||7%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||46%||Avg +|
|2.25 to 2.50||5%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||21%||21%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to MacMurray College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to MacMurray College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146825 IPEDS survey data for MacMurray College.
76% of students submit their SAT scores to McMurry. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
62% of those who apply are granted admission to McMurry. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1090. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.