McMurry University Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on November 20, 2023

Introducing Shorelight’s newest university, McMurry University in Abilene, Texas!

McMurry University

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McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. The region offers a wealth of opportunities in growing industries including banking, health care, and agriculture.

Why McMurry?

  1. Access dedicated support — Academic Success Coaches, introduced at Student Orientation And Registration (SOAR), ensure students get the help they need to acclimate to life in the US. The STEM Student Success Center and Career Development Center, two additional campus resources, guide students in pursuing their goals.

  2. Learn at an affordable university — McMurry offers financial aid through its grants and scholarship programs, providing 90% of the student population with institutional aid. Institutional scholarships range from $14,000 to $17,000 annually! Supplies are covered as well -  every international student receives a new laptop with included software, and all textbooks are included in tuition. 

  3. Study in-demand programs — Majors including human health science, biomedicine, sustainable and renewable resources, and engineering allow students to leverage unique research opportunities, internships, pre-professional programs, and student-centered learning experiences.

Accolades for McMurry University

U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Value College for 27 consecutive years, 2022

  • #23 in Regional Colleges West, 2024

  • #7 in Top Performers on Social Mobility, 2024

McMurry University’s Degree Programs for International Students


Division of Science and Mathematics

  • Biomedical Science

  • Engineering Physics

  • Information Technology

  • Sustainability and Renewable Resources

Division of Human Wellness and Health Sciences

  • Human Health Sciences

Walter F. and Virginia Johnson School of Business

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Computer Science

Browse the full list of degree programs >


McMurry University also offers a Master of Accountancy program through the Walter F. and Virginia Johnson School of Business. Curriculum focuses on essential subjects such as economics, financial auditing, and the US tax system, preparing students for growing corporate careers.

Gain a personalized learning experience at McMurry University, where you can learn valuable transferable skills and stand out to employers in the US or anywhere in the world.

Learn more about McMurry University >