Thank you for considering McMurry University. We want to encourage you to explore our website and learn more about how McMurry "Cultivates Leadership, Excellence and Virtue...Every Student, Every Day."
The McMurry personal statement is optional unless specifically requested by the admission staff. Your personal statement will provide an additional opportunity for you to tell us more about yourself in relation to the Core Values at McMurry University.
Note: Your response to this question will be reviewed by faculty and staff as part of the admission decision.
McMurry University’s mission is to provide a Christian Liberal arts and professional education that prepares students for a fulfilling life of leadership and service. To achieve this mission, McMurry is guided by the following five Core Values:
Christian Faith as the foundation of life; Personal Relationships as the catalyst for life; Learning as the journey of life; Excellence as the goal of life; and Service as the measure of life.
Using between 150-300 words, please select the ONE Core Value that has had the greatest impact on your life so far and explain.
Submitting Your Personal Statement:
NOTE: To help us insure that your personal statement is included with your other information in your file, be sure to include your full name and date of birth or some other identifiable information in the heading or text of your personal statement.
Send by E-mail as an Attachment:
Standard file formats received: Plain-text format, Rich-text format, PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format, or HTML format. If you saved your personal statement to submit electronically and it is in one of the formats listed above, you can submit your personal statement electronically as an attachment by clicking on the following: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit by Mail (US Postal Service):
Send your Personal Statement to the following Address:
Office of Admission
McM Station, Box 278
Abilene, TX 79697
Submit by Fax:
Submit your Personal Statement by Fax: 325-793-4701 (Fax)
If you have any questions or problems submitting your Freshman Personal Statement, please contact the Office of Admission at 325-793-4700, toll free at 1-800-460-2392 or contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.