Description

MacMurray College is a small, private college in Jacksonville, Illinois. In addition to its friendly and personal community, which affords extensive interaction among students and between students and faculty, MacMurray College offers bachelor’s degrees in preparation for a range of professions.

Special degrees for adults and seniors and a range of scholarship opportunities are also available. Academics at MacMurray College are offered in:
*Accounting
*Business Administration
*Deaf Education
*Secondary Education
*Special Education
*Nursing
*Social Work

There are also a substantial number of pre-professional programs, including:
*Pre-Art Therapy
*Pre-Dentistry
*Pre-Occupational Therapy
*Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Student life provides lots of enjoyable and enriching activities. An inter-faith religious community gives Christian, Muslim and Jewish students the chance to join organizations dedicated to their faith. There are also student clubs and groups, which include everything from radio theatre to environmental activities to community service.

Admissions requirements for first-time freshmen include a high school diploma or GED, submission of ACT or SAT scores and an application. Senior citizens who are interested in attending need only fill out an application for admission.

MacMurray also has transfer agreements with a number of community colleges, and its website features guidebooks on application procedures for students from these schools.

Financial aid comes in all forms. In addition to scholarships based on academic merit and other factors, eligible students may receive loans, grants and work-study awards. Veteran’s benefits and reduced tuition for seniors are also available.

Quick Facts about MacMurray College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Highlanders

Website

www.mac.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$19,900

Out-of-State Tuition

$19,900

Retention Rate

68%

Enrollment

602

Year Established

1846

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
602
Freshman Class
146
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
602

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
51%
Men
49%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
16%
Caucasian
73%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Unknown and Other
7%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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