About Murray State University

Murray State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Murray, Kentucky. Murray State University ranked 10th in Kentucky Colleges and 21st in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 9,449 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 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. The acceptance rate at Murray State University is 77.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Murray State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address218 Wells Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3318
Admission Information
Online Applicationwww.murraystate.edu/Admissions/ApplyOnline.aspx
Financial Aidwww.murraystate.edu/admissions/financialaid/index.aspx
Net Price Calculatorhttps://murraystate.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.murraystate.edu/students/veterans/index.aspx
Disability Servicewww.murraystate.edu/headermenu/administration/StudentAffairs/departments/StudentDisabilityServices/index.aspx
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Murray State University is 77.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate77.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Murray State University is $9,252 for Kentucky residents and $18,528 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,882 for Kentucky residents and $14,544 for out-of-students.
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,252$18,528
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,882$14,544
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 9,449 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,704 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Murray State has 7,863 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,586 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students9,449
Undergraduate Students7,863
Graduate Students1,586
Online Enrollment1,704

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs130 Programs
Number of online programs24 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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