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Murray, Kentucky

Murray State University Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
50% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Murray State University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 37% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 50% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 52% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Murray State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Murray State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,400 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Murray State University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $32,000 per year
after 7 years $33,200 per year
after 8 years $37,100 per year
after 9 years $37,300 per year
after 10 years $40,400 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Murray State University students who are working and no longer in school is $40,400, which is 18% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$21,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
47%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$222 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
57% vs. 47% national average

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