McMurry Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into McMurry? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 601 out of 959 applicants or 63% were admitted making McMurry a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. MacMurray College typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 351 608 959
Accepted 225 375 601
Acceptance Rate 64% 62% 63%
Enrolled 53 77 130
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 21% 22%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to MacMurray College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that McMurry regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. 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 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to MacMurray College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 925 out of 1600. 9 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 880 970
SAT Reading 430 470
SAT Math 450 500
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >76%
19 to 22 Avg + 63%-76%
17 to 19 Avg - 53%-63%
15 to 17 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 15 Low <42%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
970 and Above Good >74%
925 to 970 Avg + 63%-74%
880 to 925 Avg - 50%-63%
835 to 880 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 835 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into MacMurray College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at MacMurray College was 2.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as McMurry accepts 63% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 5% Good
3.50 to 3.75 4% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 12% Good
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 46% Avg +
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to MacMurray College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146825 IPEDS survey data for MacMurray College.

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