McMurry University (McMurray University)

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McMurry University can be found in Abilene, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 1,300 students are enrolled at McMurray University.

Many of the students getting into McMurray University earned an SAT score between 940 to 1100, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 to 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the McMurray University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.14. 45% of all those students that apply are granted admission to McMurry University, from which 27% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall McMurray University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for McMurry University was reported as 45.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,120 college applications submitted to McMurry University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • McMurray University ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • McMurray University Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into McMurry University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of McMurry University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for McMurry University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 48.0%
  • 2017-2018: 43.4%
  • 2018-2019: 41.2%
  • 2019-2020: 45.5%
  • Projected McMurray University Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 41.1%

How Does McMurray University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for McMurray University is twenty-five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Hardin-Simmons University83.8%
Howard Payne University53.9%
Texas Wesleyan University42.1%
Lubbock Christian University90.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to McMurray University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 560
Math470 - 540
Total Score940 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 22
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