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McMurry University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

48%
Admission Difficulty for McMurry University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into McMurry University? The school has a 48% acceptance rate. Last year, 905 out of 1,884 applicants were admitted making McMurry University 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 70 percent. McMurry University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
900-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for McMurry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for McMurry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1110
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to McMurry University?

McMurry University typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 795. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1005 out of 1600. 59 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

McMurry University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >61%
1005 to 1110 Avg + 48%-61%
900 to 1005 Avg - 35%-48%
795 to 900 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 795 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
64%
ACT Scores for McMurry University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for McMurry University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into McMurry University?

Admission data indicates that McMurry University 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 64 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to McMurry University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

McMurry University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >61%
20 to 22 Avg + 48%-61%
18 to 20 Avg - 35%-48%
16 to 18 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 16 Low <24%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.52
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into McMurry University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at McMurry University was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to McMurry University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted McMurry University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

McMurry University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 868 1,016 1,884
Accepted 385 520 905
Acceptance Rate 44% 51% 48%
Enrolled 99 185 284
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 36% 31%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
273

Applicants have 273 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to McMurry University before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 1 Dec 14
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 8 Dec 18
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to McMurry University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

McMurry University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at McMurry University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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