McMurry Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into MacMurray College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into McMurry and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 719 out of 1,299 applicants were admitted making McMurry a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. MacMurray College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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McMurry SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT76%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1090|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to MacMurray College?
MacMurray College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #43 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1090 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1005 to 1090||Avg +||55%-68%|
|920 to 1005||Avg -||42%-55%|
|835 to 920||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 835||Low||<30%|
McMurry ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into McMurry?
Admission data indicates that McMurry regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #43 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to MacMurray College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>68%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||55%-68%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||42%-55%|
|16 to 18||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 16||Low||<30%|
Avg. High School GPA2.73
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into MacMurray College 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 55% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||25%||24%|
What are the requirements for admission to MacMurray College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
76% of students submit their SAT scores to McMurry. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
55% 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 920 and 1090. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.