Public 4 Year

Morehead State University

Morehead, Kentucky

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Morehead State University overview
Location Morehead, Kentucky
Online moreheadstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Morehead State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky, is a public institution established in 1887. Nestled in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest, the university provides a picturesque campus that spans over 1,000 acres. Morehead State offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with notable emphasis on aerospace engineering and education. The campus boasts a range of facilities, including residence halls that accommodate a significant portion of the student body. With its moderately selective admissions process, the university attracts a diverse set of applicants. While not primarily known for athletic prowess, Morehead State participates in NCAA Division I sports within the Ohio Valley Conference. The campus environment is characterized by its integration of traditional architecture, with modern facilities that cater to academic and student life.

In the most recent statistical year 7,911 prospective students applied, and 6,643 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,199 enrolled in the school.  4,658 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,149 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,240 plus fees of $320.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.52

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Morehead State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$600
Other Fees$320
Room and Board $9,626
Budget for Other Expenses$2,817
Total One Year Cost$22,603

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Morehead State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$600
Other Fees$320
Room and Board $9,626
Budget for Other Expenses$2,817
Total One Year Cost$27,329

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$34,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

40% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Morehead State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 15%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 14%
Education 12%
Business 9%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157386 IPEDS survey data for Morehead State University.

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Last updated February 24, 2024