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Murray State University


Overview

Student Population
10,998
Best Colleges National Rank
#662
 Location Murray, Kentucky
 Online murraystate.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Murray, Kentucky, Murray State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,874 prospective students applied, and 4,416 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,468 enrolled in the school.  7,913 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,085 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $7,296 plus fees of $1,104. Murray State University is ranked 662 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1030/1230
ACT20/26
GPA3.39
Applications Accepted
90.6%
Applications DueAug 15, 2018
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$7,296
In State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,237
Other Fees$1,104
Room and Board $8,588
Budget for Other Expenses$3,547
Total One Year Cost$21,772
Out of State Tuition
$21,576
Out of State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,237
Other Fees$1,104
Room and Board $8,588
Budget for Other Expenses$3,547
Total One Year Cost$36,052

Outcomes

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
52% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for Murray State University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 37% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 50% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 52% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Murray State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Murray State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.