Murray State University
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graduate tuition & fees
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Murray State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Murray, Kentucky. Murray State ranked 7th in Kentucky Colleges and 34th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 9,414 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. Murray State's acceptance rate is 85.16% last year (undergraduate school).
Murray State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Murray State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||218 Wells Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3318|
|Net Price Calculator||https://murraystate.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree- professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Murray State University is 85.16% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.91%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||85.16 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||17.91 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$40|
|Graduate Application Fees||$40|
Tuition & Fees
Murray State's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,432 for Kentucky residents and $18,888 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.94% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($18,528).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,882 for Kentucky residents and $10,071 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition decreased by -30.75% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$9,432||$18,888|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$9,882||$10,071|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 9,414 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,878 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Murray State has 7,651 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,763 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
Murray State offers 148 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 28 out of the 148 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Murray State
|Number of programs||148 Programs|
|Number of online programs||28 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|