MacMurray College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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MacMurray College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 625 students enrolled. This college was established in 1846 and is one of the 3 schools located in Jacksonville, Illinois.

MacMurray College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
18
At MacMurray College you can earn your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

MacMurray College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 18 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Psychology, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
The rate of student retention at MacMurray College is relatively low at 68% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at MacMurray College is good - 70%. Approximately 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at MacMurray College is pretty good -- 12:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,900
Average tuition costs are high, $20,400 annually. The additional fees at MacMurray College not covered by tuition are around $500, which comes to $20,900 annually.

Read the details about MacMurray College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
As reported in recent data, 878 applications were submitted and 583 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at MacMurray College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
MacMurray College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at MacMurray College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
MacMurray College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, around $3,200 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, MacMurray College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

MacMurray College Location and Maps



Post Address: MacMurray College, 447 East College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590, USA
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