Application Checklist

Use this checklist to be sure you have completed all the steps necessary to be considered for admission to McMurry University.

For Freshman Students

  • Submit a free online application. 
  • Submit a high school transcript.
  • Submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you wish to apply under test-optional admission, test scores are not required. Indicate your desire to be considered under test-optional on your application.
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For Transfer Students

  • Submit a free online application. 
  • Submit transcripts for all institutions previously attended. If you have completed less than 24 transferrable credit hours, submit your high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores (if applicable and under the age of 22).
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For Transient Students

(students attending McMurry for only one semester, then returning to their previous institution)

  • Submit an official transcript or statement of good standing from the college or university at which you are a regular student to the Office of Admission.

For Concurrent Students

(students who attend HSU or ACU, or high school students taking McMurry classes)

  • Submit a free online application. 
  • Submit a letter of permission to enroll from either your high school principal or counselor or your current university’s Registrar’s Office.
  • If a current high school student, submit a high school transcript.

*Please note, ACT/SAT scores may be required to enroll in select classes, particularly those in Math and English.

For Non-Degree Students

  • If you will be taking only one course at McMurry, request a non-degree Student Application for Admission from the Office of Admission.

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Application Review

  • Each application is evaluated based on the academic merits (including high school GPA, college GPA, and entrance exam scores), extracurricular activities, and personal statement (if applicable). This holistic approach allows McMurry to evaluate students on an individual basis and look for each student’s strengths.
  • Completed applications will be reviewed immediately, and you will be notified of your status within 5 business days. Once you have decided to attend McMurry, submit your enrollment deposit to reserve your spot in the incoming cohort!
  • Students may submit transcripts, test scores, or any additional application items to the address below or via email to"



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