Overview

Student Population
10,012
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
Religious Affiliation 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 6,900 prospective students applied, and 5,980 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,443 enrolled in the school.  7,118 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,894 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,656 plus fees of $1,164. Murray State University is ranked 676 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Murray State University overview
SAT 1060/1260
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.39
Applications Accepted
86.7% 
Murray State University overview
Applications Due Aug 15, 2019
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$7,656
In State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,265
Other Fees$1,164
Room and Board $8,906
Budget for Other Expenses$3,879
Total One Year Cost$22,870
Out of State Tuition
$22,656
Out of State Costs for Murray State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,265
Other Fees$1,164
Room and Board $8,906
Budget for Other Expenses$3,879
Total One Year Cost$37,870

Outcomes

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

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157401 IPEDS survey data for Murray State University.