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McMurry University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

43.4%
Admission Difficulty for McMurry University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into McMurry University? The school has a 43% acceptance rate. Last year, 799 out of 1,843 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 64 percent. McMurry University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
60%
SAT Scores for McMurry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for McMurry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Estimated Average SAT 1100
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to McMurry University?

McMurry University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. 60 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
1180 and Above Good >56%
1095 to 1180 Avg + 43%-56%
1010 to 1095 Avg - 31%-43%
925 to 1010 Reach 21%-31%
Less than 925 Low <21%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
62%
ACT Scores for McMurry University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for McMurry University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Estimated Average ACT 19
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 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 62 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 >59%
19 to 22 Avg + 43%-59%
17 to 19 Avg - 33%-43%
15 to 17 Reach 24%-33%
Less than 15 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

High School Class Rank

72% of McMurry University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted McMurry University students
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%

Admission Statistics

McMurry University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 963 880 1,843
Accepted 416 383 799
Acceptance Rate 43% 44% 43%
Enrolled 125 121 246
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 32% 31%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
63

Applicants have 63 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.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
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.