S. 14th and Sayles Boulevard Abilene, TX 79697 325-793-4700
http://www.mcm.edu admissions@mcm.edu
About McMurry University
  • Year of Foundation 1923
  • Size of Campus 43 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,430
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $15,170
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,430
As a United Methodist institution grounded in the Wesleyan traditions of intellectual achievement and vital piety, McMurry nurtures and cares for each student as a unique individual, helps students through the many challenges of higher education, and provide the resources necessary to help students grow as whole persons spiritually, emotionally, morally, intellectually, socially, and physically. Our pursuit of academic excellence is supported by our belief that truth, in a universe created by God, is nothing to fear. We honor the Creator when we use our minds for their intended purpose of learning in ways unhindered by prejudice or ignorance. The mission of McMurry University is to provide a Christian liberal arts and professional education that prepares students for a fulfilling life of leadership and service.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming; Vision Quest; Spring McMadness; Big Event; T. I. P. Sing-Song
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 15%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Lambda Delta; Beta Beta Beta; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Kappa Pi; McMurry Honors Program; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Kappa Delta; Psi Chi; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Tau Delta.
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Kappa Delta Sigma
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 20%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Abilene (7), Dallas/Fort Worth or Midland/Odessa (181)
  • Distance to nearest train Fort Worth (154)
  • Distance to nearest bus Abilene (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 18%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (35%), men's dorms (49%), apartment for single students (16%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 69%
  • Number of students using college housing 41%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 28
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities J.W. Hunt Library of Texana and the Southwest; Yeats Collection of Texas History; Clement Collection of Early Methodists Imprints.
  • Number Of Books in Library 155,305
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Grady McWhiney Library, Media Center; Archives for the Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 405
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 13
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 4,504
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,100
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 57
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,001
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 144
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 24,299
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 33%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Hendrick Health Systems; Abilene Regional Medical Center; Abilene Independent School District; City of Abilene; Wylie Independent School District; McMurry University; Abilene Reporter-News; First Financial Bank; Taylor County; Walgreen's.
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Angelo State University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,650