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Jacksonville, IL is a stimulating college community of about 25,000 within easy driving distance of St. Louis and Chicago.

Mission statement: The mission of MacMurray College is to transform the lives of our students by providing an exceptional, liberal arts general education and courses of study that prepare graduates for professional careers, further education, and other challenges facing the human community in the 21st century.

MacMurray was named a College of Distinction for 2014-15. The designation, by the organization of the same name, seeks to identify colleges and universities in the country that provide the best atmosphere for students to learn, grow, and succeed.

MacMurray's distinctive education provides

Top 20% of affordability among private colleges in Illinois:

MacMurray is a yellow ribbon school, giving special help to veterans, and, for the fourth year in a row, it was designated a Military Friendly School, which honors the top 20% of colleges, universities, and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

In the 2013 biennial National Survey of Student Engagement in which more than 364,000 students at 613 colleges and universities participate, MacMurray seniors reported significantly

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