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General Information
S 14th and Sayles Blvd
Abilene , Texas 79697

Disability Resource Office

S 14th and Sayles Blvd
Abilene, 75234
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About McMurry University

McMurry University is a private, not-for-profit university located in Abilene, Texas. Established in 1923, McMurry University has a rich history as a higher education institution that strives to provide a comprehensive education for its students. With a commitment to academic excellence, community engagement, and spiritual development, McMurry University offers a unique and transformative college experience.

Situated in Abilene, a vibrant city in west-central Texas, McMurry University benefits from its prime location. Abilene serves as an economic and cultural hub, offering students numerous opportunities for internships, employment, and extracurricular activities. The city’s diverse industries, including healthcare, education, and manufacturing, provide McMurry students with real-world experiences and connections in their chosen fields.

At McMurry University, students have the option to pursue a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs across disciplines such as arts and humanities, business, education, natural and computational sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. The university also offers professional programs in areas such as nursing, athletic training, and physical therapy. With small class sizes, students receive personalized attention from dedicated faculty members who are passionate about their subjects and committed to their students’ success.

One notable feature of McMurry University is its emphasis on experiential learning. The university promotes hands-on experiences, internships, and research opportunities that allow students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. These experiences not only enhance students’ academic skills but also prepare them for the challenges and demands of their future careers.

In addition to academic pursuits, McMurry University encourages students to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities and organizations. From athletics to fine arts, there are opportunities for students to explore their passions and develop leadership skills. The McMurry War Hawks, the university’s athletic teams, compete in NCAA Division III and offer a range of sports for both men and women.

McMurry University also places a strong emphasis on community service and social responsibility. Through its commitment to service-learning, students have the chance to give back to the local community and address social issues. The university’s Center for Community Involvement and Leadership Development offers resources and opportunities for students to engage in service projects, volunteer work, and civic engagement.

The campus itself is known for its beautiful surroundings and serene atmosphere. Located on a 52-acre campus, McMurry University offers modern facilities, state-of-the-art classrooms, and a welcoming environment for students to learn and grow. The close-knit campus community fosters close relationships between students and faculty, creating a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Overall, McMurry University provides a well-rounded education that combines academic rigor, experiential learning, and personal development. With its commitment to community engagement and spiritual growth, the university prepares students to become engaged citizens and leaders in their chosen fields. Whether students are pursuing their passions in the arts, sciences, or professional programs, McMurry University offers an enriching and transformative educational experience in the heart of Abilene, Texas.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations