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MacMurray College (Mac)

447 East College Ave, Jacksonville, IL

Campus image of MacMurray College

MacMurray College is a nonprofit private institution located in Jacksonville, IL and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Mac, with only around 530 students enrolled, provides smaller class sizes and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.

Students can pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Foreign Languages And Literature

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. 71% of those students that apply are admitted to Mac, of which 22 percent choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at mac.edu.

The cost of tuition is nearly $22,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided as grants or student loans.

The MacMurray College Highlanders participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, financial aid information, programs, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.mac.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants MacMurray College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

MacMurray College has a total student population of about 570. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 23% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $23,000-$28,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $750-$900 per unit
  • The estimated cost for room and board is around $9,700

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$13,797
Receiving Student Loans92%$9,027
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, MacMurray College may offer services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of MacMurray College is approximately 38%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years28%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)

Intercollegiate Athletics

MacMurray College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Football (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by MacMurray College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact MacMurray College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
62.67%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,748