MacMurray College is an independent, four-year, career-directed college with a strong liberal arts tradition, committed to preparing graduates for satisfying and productive professional careers, effective leadership and enriching the lives of students for continued learning, achievement and service. The campus is located in west central Illinois in the city of Jacksonville, about 30 miles west of the state capital of Springfield. The College was founded in 1846 by devout and erudite Methodist clergymen as well as several of Jacksonville's prominent citizens, and continues to build strong relationships with both the Methodist Church and the city of Jacksonville to this day.
MacMurray College prides itself on providing an accessible and affordable education to students of all ages and backgrounds, offering online and blended courses, undergraduate as well as adult learner courses, and offering financial aid in the form of grants and scholarships to 98% of students. Within our selection of majors and pre-professional programs, diverse athletic teams, and active and involved student body, MacMurray is sure to have something for you!