MacMurray College, founded in 1846, has noble and rich history. We are committed toTransforming Lives, as we Cherish Tradition, Embrace Innovation,and Nurture Community.
MacMurray College is a private, four-year, coeducational college with a focus on career-directed, liberal arts education. 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 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, offering online and blended courses, undergraduate as well as adult learner courses, and offering financial aid in the form of grants and scholarships to 95% of students. With 34 majors and pre-professional programs, 10 athletic teams, and an active and involved student body of more than 600 co-eds, MacMurray is sure to have something for you!