#16 Best Private Colleges in Texas

McMurry University

Abilene, Texas

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Student Population
McMurry University overview
Location Abilene, Texas
Online mcm.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
McMurry University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Abilene, Texas, McMurry University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,798 prospective students applied, and 852 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 227 enrolled in the school.  955 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 139 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $28,530 plus fees of $300. McMurry University is ranked 649 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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McMurry University is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 940/1130
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for McMurry University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $8,878
Budget for Other Expenses$5,056
Total One Year Cost$43,964

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
36% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by McMurry University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 23%
Business 19%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226587 IPEDS survey data for McMurry University.

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