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Welcome to MacMurray

Dear Visitor,

Thank you for visiting MacMurray College. As President, I am delighted to welcome you to our college and to tell you how our students describe their MacMurray experience:

We are proud of our quality education that prepares students for their chosen profession, making MacMurray relevant now and in the future. You will find strong academic programs in numerous areas. Along with preparing students for a profession, all MacMurray students benefit from a strong, general education designed to enhance important skills for life and personal success: critical thinking, effective communication, and an understanding of the pivotal ideas and ethical insights that have shaped the human experience. Of no less importance, our students are challenged to apply what they have learned to contemporary, real-world problems.

In 2013, MacMurray seniors evaluated their college experience in the National Survey of Student Engagement and rated their experience significantly higher than nearly 365,000 seniors in 613 other colleges and universities on

College-bound students, as you make the important choice of where you will attend college, I invite you to imagine yourself at MacMurray and ask yourself how our strengths and programs could enrich your life. Feel the excitement of the MacMurray experience and enjoy the Highlander educational and personal experience. Take a few brief minutes and complete our online application.

At MacMurray College,

Come to MacMurray College for a visit. I would love to meet you and to have you meet the people of MacMurray. Learn why it's always "a great day to be a Highlander."


Colleen Hester, PhD