McMurry University

Abilene, TX 79697
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McMurry University is one of the sixty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Abilene.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,108 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 246 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 153 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 62%). Every year 36% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

McMurray University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,622, and fees were $265. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,622 and $265 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students1,108
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
11/18/1997 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
11/18/1997 - Current

Admission

43%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1110
ACT17 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$887/credit
In State Students$887/credit
Out of State Students$887/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$887/credit
In State Students$887/credit
Out of State Students$887/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $39,915 $39,915 $39,915
ADN 70 $62,090 $62,090 $62,090
BSN 125 $110,875 $110,875 $110,875
FNP 50 $44,350 $44,350 $44,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of McMurry University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $4,348
Other Federal Grant 23% $918
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $3,524
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $11,874
Federal Student Loans 84% $5,921
Private Loans 15% $11,383

$22,991

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,198
$30,001 to $48,000$19,845
$48,001 to $75,000$22,614
$75,001 to $110,000$24,970
Over $110,000$26,355

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Student Population

1,105

Undergrads

3

Graduates

530

Women

578

Men

86%

Full-time

14%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
47%
Hispanic
25%
Black/African American
15%
Non-resident alien
6%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

McMurry University
S 14th and Sayles Blvd
Abilene, TX 79697
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