MacMurray College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Jacksonville, IL, MacMurray College is one of the best universities in the state of Illinois. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for MacMurray College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is MacMurray College.

447 E. College Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: (217) 479-7056
Web site:

Rankings: MacMurray College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 68
Average freshman retention rate: 65.0%
6-year graduation rate: 35.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 88
Classes with under 20 students (2020): N/A
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): N/A
Student faculty ratio (2020): N/A
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) N/A
Student selectivity ranking: 81
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 17-22
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 11%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 13%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 60.5%
Financial resources rank: 33
Alumni giving rank: 39
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 17.8%

MacMurray College History

Essential Facts: MacMurray College

  • Founded in 1848 by a group of Methodist clergymen as the Illinois Conference Female Academy, MacMurray is one of the oldest institutions of higher education originally for women in the country.
  • The football team is part of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. The College’s nine other men’s and women’s athletic teams compete in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
  • MacMurray College was accredited from 1909 through 2014 by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, initially as the Illinois Women’s College to 1930, and then as MacMurray.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: N/A
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 45%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 60%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, yearbook