McMurry University

Abilene, Texas

Team Name: War Hawks

Address: 1400 Sayles Blvd., Abilene, TX 79605


Phone: 325-793-3800

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McMurry University

Abilene, Texas

MCMURRY UNIVERSITY IS an inclusive higher-education institution with outstanding academics where students find a welcoming and supportive campus community. They experience personalized and interactive learning while growing and gaining independence.
McMurry’s curriculum allows students to choose from sixty-three majors in the arts, business, education, sciences, and sports industry, as well as pre-professional programs in art therapy, medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy, and others. No graduate assistants teach courses, and seventy-seven percent of professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic discipline.

The university seeks to create equity and advance the success of all students. As a Hispanic-Serving Institution, McMurry intentionally supports the needs of Hispanic/Latin students through programs like TRIO Student Support Services and the STEM Student Success Center.

McMurry athletics includes eighteen intercollegiate athletic programs and esports. They compete in the NCAA Division II American Southwest Conference.

More than forty clubs and organizations help students connect within the campus community, putting them in a position to get the most out of their undergraduate experience. By supporting an environment where students interact and exchange ideas, McMurry helps educate the whole person and foster a sense of community.

Founded in 1923 as a Methodist institution affiliated with today’s United Methodist Church, McMurry’s 52-acre campus welcomes more than 1,100 students each year. The university provides opportunities for every student to realize possibilities and experience new ways of thinking. Students are encouraged to chart their own paths to accomplishment, service, and success as they encounter real life experiences. 

By The Numbers


Acceptance Rate N/A
Median composite SAT score 1030
Median ACT score 20
Undergraduate Enrollment 1,231
Students on Financial Aid 93%


In-State Tuition $30,212 per year
Out-of-State Tuition $30,212 per year
Room and Board $7,001+


African American Students 13.6%
Asian American Students 3.6%
Hispanic Students 33.9%
International Students 1.4%
Male/Female Ratio 53/47

Campus Life

Greek System No
Freshman Living on Campus
Freshmen Who Return 64%
Student/Teacher Ratio 12:1
Full-Time Faculty 75


Graduation in Four Years 26%
Graduation Overall 35%
Alumni Who Give $ to School 6.1%

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