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Admission Requirements

AP/CLEP Credit

If you have taken AP or CLEP tests and would like the results evaluated for MacMurray College credit, please request the official scores to be sent to MacMurray College.

Dual-Credit Courses

If you have taken college courses in high school and would like the courses to be evaluated for MacMurray college credit, please request an official college transcript to be sent to MacMurray College.

Former Students

Students who have attended MacMurray College and have been away from MacMurray more than one year must submit a new application for admission to MacMurray College. Official transcripts from all colleges attended after withdrawing from MacMurray College must be requested and sent.

Freshmen Students

Students applying as a freshman need to provide the following items to complete their application for admission.

  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. Official high school transcripts (contact your guidance counselor or records office to request one).
  3. Official ACT/SAT scores. Scores reported on official high school transcripts will be accepted. If your high school does not include test scores on transcripts, please visit www.actstudent.org (ACT) or www.collegeboard.com (SAT) to request official scores. MacMurray College's test code for the ACT is 1068 and SAT is 1435.

High School/College Concurrent Enrollment

Applicants who are currently attending high school and have completed one semester of high school attendance may apply to MacMurray College. The following items are needed.

  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. Official high school transcript.
  3. Written approval from the high school principal or designate that verifies academic achievement and eligibility to enroll at MacMurray College. The high school principal may restrict the applicant's enrollment to specified courses or disciplines.

Students may enroll in one MacMurray College course as a freshman or sophomore and two courses after completing sophomore year.

High School Equivalency Applicants (GED)

Students who have received their GED must provide the following items to complete their application for admission.

  1. A completed application for admissions.
  2. Official GED scores (call the Regional Office of Education for the location of your GED test to request an official copy).
  3. Official ACT/SAT scores. Please visit www.actstudent.org (ACT) or www.collegeboard.com (SAT) to request official scores. MacMurray College's test code for the ACT is 1068 and SAT is 1435.

International Students

Students who reside and have attended school outside of the United States must apply as an international student. To read the international student requirements and to download an international application for admission, click here.

Online Students

Students looking to enroll in online courses must meet the following criteria for admission.

Applicants submitting transcripts that fall below the minimum GPA requirements may be subject to additional review.

Part-Time/Non-Degree Students

A part-time student is defined as a student enrolled in less than 12 semester credit hours at MacMurray College.

Part-time students must follow the same admission procedures as the type of applicant they wish to enroll as (freshman, transfer, etc.)

Applicants seeking to enroll in one or two courses for a specific semester with no intent in pursuing a degree program may be admitted as a part-time, non-degree student. Only an application for admission is required to be completed. Non-degree students are enrolled on a space-available basis and must meet all prerequisites and course requirements prior to enrolling in a specific course.

Part-time, non-degree students who have earned 15 semester credits at MacMurray College and wish to enroll for the following semester must submit all required academic credentials and be officially admitted to MacMurray College.

Senior Citizens

Senior citizens age 60 and over may enroll in MacMurray College courses on a space-available basis, provided all course prerequisite requirements are met. Only an application for admission is required for senior citizens.

Tuition for senior citizens is reduced to $150 per course, and senior citizens are limited to two courses per semester under this arrangement.

Transfer Students

Transfer students who have earned at least 24 transferable credit hours will need to submit official college transcripts from every college attended, even if the student withdrew.

Transfer students who have not earned at least 24 transferable credit hours will need to submit official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores in addition to official college transcripts from all colleges attended.

Transfer students who are applying as nursing majors and have met the 24 credit hour minimum must also submit official ACT/SAT scores as part of the application for the nursing program. There is no separate application for nursing.

Transfer Guides

Veteran Status

Veterans who have completed active duty and would like to be eligible for GI benefits must submit an official DD-214 form prior to enrolling to MacMurray College. See application requirements above to find out the materials you must submit for your application for admission to MacMurray College.

Visiting Students

Applicants attending another college and wanting to enroll for one term only must submit an application for admission. Applicants must also submit official college transcripts to verify good standing and are eligible to continue at their current institution.