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McMurry University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on McMurry University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors McMurray University offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is McMurry University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

McMurry University was awarded 9 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, McMurray University is ranked #1,220 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

McMurray University is also ranked #55 out of 80 schools in Texas.

See all of the rankings for McMurry University.

Is It Hard to Get Into McMurray University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at McMurry University is a competitive 43%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 60% of students accepted to McMurray University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 470 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for McMurry University  ( 460 to 550 )

SAT Math Scores for McMurry University  ( 470 to 560 )
McMurray University received ACT scores from 62% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for McMurry University  ( 17 to 22 )

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McMurry University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at McMurray University is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at McMurry University is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at McMurry University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At McMurry University this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at McMurray University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at McMurray University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,105 undergraduates at McMurray University with 956 being full-time and 149 being part-time.

McMurray University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for McMurray University is 70.75 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  70.75 out of 100
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How Much Does McMurry University Cost?

The overall average net price of McMurray University is $22,429. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for McMurray University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,198 $19,845 $22,614 $24,970 $26,355

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of McMurray University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At McMurray University, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $7,889 a year. That adds up to $31,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at McMurray University is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do McMurray University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from McMurray University make about $41,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at McMurry University make the most money.

Location of McMurry University

Located in Abilene, Texas, McMurry University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of McMurry University

Contact details for McMurray University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: S 14Th And Sayles Blvd, Abilene, TX 79697
Phone: 325-793-3800

McMurry University Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 $35,900
Nursing 9 $63,700

Learn more about the majors offered at McMurry University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at McMurray University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 417 students took at least one online class at McMurry University. This is an increase from the 261 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 417 89
2016-2017 261 14
2015-2016 302 13
2014-2015 330 18
2013-2014 300 4

Learn more about online learning at McMurry University.

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