McMurry University Admission RequirementsAbilene, Texas
Chances of getting into McMurry University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into McMurry University and can I get accepted? The school has a 41% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 753 out of 1,826 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. McMurry University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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McMurry University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT67%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 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|
|1150 and Above||Good||>54%|
|1050 to 1150||Avg +||41%-54%|
|950 to 1050||Avg -||29%-41%|
|850 to 950||Reach||19%-29%|
|Less than 850||Low||<19%|
McMurry University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT58%
|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||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #44 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to McMurry University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>57%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||41%-57%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||31%-41%|
|16 to 18||Reach||23%-31%|
|Less than 16||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA3.52
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #19 in Texas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to McMurry University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
72% of McMurry University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||72%|
|Bottom 50% of class||28%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||30%||29%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply77
Applicants have 77 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
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|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to McMurry University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
67% of students submit their SAT scores to McMurry University. 58% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
41% of those who apply are granted admission to McMurry University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1150. 67% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.