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Murray State University


Overview

Student Population
10,486
 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 6,479 prospective students applied, and 5,530 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,502 enrolled in the school.  7,640 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,846 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 587 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1020/1230
ACT21/27
GPA3.39
Applications Accepted
85.4%
Applications DueAug 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

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%