Welcome MacMurray Students to McKendree!

MacMurray College students, you are welcome at McKendree University.  We know this must be hard for you so we've partnered with MacMurray to ensure the smoothest transition and are prepared to do everything we can so you can finish your degree as easily as possible.

Credit Transfer

In an effort to provide the best possible experience for students transitioning from MacMurray College to McKendree University, we have prepared several transfer options for MacMurray College students in the following disciplines.  McKendree is also waiving General Education requirements for any student that has earned 75 or more credit hours.

Business Administration



Sport Management

RN-to-BSN online

You will have two convenient options for transfer:

Option 1 – Convert to McKendree University’s Program

Students with two years of coursework or less behind them are encouraged to convert to McKendree University’s current requirements for its degree programs.  While you can select any program you'd like, you can find degree audits linked below showing how MacMurray College credits will transfer into McKendree University’s programs, labeled as "Convert Option". 

Option 2 – Teach Out Option

For students that have completed 75 or more credit hours, McKendree University has attempted to recreate, as closely as possible, MacMurray College’s program of study for its Bachelor of Science degrees.  Students transferring to McKendree University under this agreement have the option to graduate from McKendree University by completing this program of study including students with fewer than 30 credit hours.  Degree Audits showing how MacMurray College credits will transfer into these programs are labeled as the Teach-Out Option are linked below.

Degree Audits


Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities

MacMurray College Transfer Scholarship – McKendree University will offer all MacMurray College students enrolling in Fall 2020 as full-time undergraduates on the Lebanon campus a scholarship of $21,100 to apply toward the cost of tuition.  This scholarship is renewable based on the student remaining in good academic standing and maintaining consecutive full-time enrollment.  This scholarship cannot be paired with any other McKendree University Scholarship.

More information about tuition, fees, room and costs

Add McKendree to your FAFSA -- school code: 001722


Online Students

Students hoping to continue enrollment in an exclusively online program will also be offered special rates.


Application Process

Complete and submit a free, online application. You are invited to complete the transfer application for admission any time prior to the semester in which you plan to enroll.

You will also need to submit official transcripts.

Upon admission to the university, we will work to transfer your credit and provide an academic plan as quickly as possible.

Virtual Campus Visits

Virtual campus visits and individual meetings with admission counselors are available Monday through Friday. 

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