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Murray State University
Location Murray, KY
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 9,479
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #669
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Murray State University
Tuition (In State) $8,196
Tuition (Out of State) $17,652
Room & Board $10,160
Avg Net Price $11,042
Avg Grant Aid $11,560
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%


Murray State University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 10,251
Admitted 8,609
Acceptance Rate 84%
Enrolled % 15.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.57
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/26
SAT Range 965/1190
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline


Murray State University
Student to Faculty Ratio 16:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (15%)
  • Education (15%)
  • Health Professions (12%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (10%)
  • Communication (7%)


Murray State University
Graduation Rate 52%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $40,400
Making Student Loan Payments 57%
Median Student Loan Debt $21,500
Median Loan Payment $222


Murray State University
% Men 37%
% Women 63%
Racial Diversity Very Low
% White 81%
% Black 8%
% Hispanic 2%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 4%
% Unknown Race 2%


Murray State University
% In-State 61%
% Out-of-State 36%


Murray State University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard