Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky


Student Population
Murray State University overview
Location Murray, Kentucky
Online murraystate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Murray State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 8,256 prospective students applied, and 6,722 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,319 enrolled in the school.  6,770 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,684 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,884 plus fees of $1,200. Murray State University is ranked 650 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1030/1210
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.39
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,258
Other Fees$1,200
Room and Board $9,190
Budget for Other Expenses$3,940
Total One Year Cost$23,472
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,258
Other Fees$1,200
Room and Board $9,190
Budget for Other Expenses$3,940
Total One Year Cost$38,928

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
52% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Murray State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Education 15%
Health Professions 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Communication 7%

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