MacMurray College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois


MacMurray College transforms students' lives by providing a career-directed liberal arts education, preparing students for personal and professional success and life-long learning. We educate students to be critical thinkers and effective communicators who are knowledgeable about pivotal ideas and ethical insights that have shaped human civilizations and who can apply this knowledge to contemporary social problems and their chosen fields of study. Inspired and informed by our shared heritage with the United Methodist Church, MacMurray College is committed to serving society by graduating professionals prepared to lead the next generation and by providing outreach programming and service.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 602
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Undergraduate Students: 602
Faculty: 31

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1

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Contact Information

447 E. College Ave
Jacksonville Illinois 62650


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Main Phone: 217-479-7000

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Admissions Contact:
Alicia Zeone
Assistant Director, Admission
(800) 252-7485

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Athletics Contact:
Dane Pavlovich
Director, Athletics
(217) 479-7142

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Applicants with an overall "C" average (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) with at least 28 semester (42 quarter) credits of transferable work from regionally accredited institutions will be admitted.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Most courses taken at regionally accredited colleges are accepted, except for remedial classes, certain vocational classes, and classes in which the student has received a grade of D or F.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 15 semester hours of transfer credit for online, extension, or correspondence courses will be accepted toward the hours required for the degree. The last 30 hours of credit to qualify for a MacMurray degree must be earned at MacMurray.

Test Scores for Applying:
MacMurray does not publish a requirement for the submission of standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
MacMurray does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
MacMurray does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay, nor does it ask for one with your application.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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During the 2009-10 school year, the MacMurray College Financial Aid Office administered more than $10,000,000 in federal, state, institutional, and private scholarships, grants, loans, and work to approximately 500 students

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