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Murray State University

Murray, KY
University Website: www.murraystate.edu
Apply Online: www.murraystate.edu/Admissions/ApplyOnline.aspx
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Murray State University, located in the city of Murray, Kentucky, is a four-year public university with more than 10,800 students. The school is Kentucky’s only public university to be listed in the U.S.News & World Report regional university top tier for the past 20 consecutive years (non-doctoral degree granting universities). In addition to the main campus, Murray State University operates extended campuses offering upper level and graduate courses in Paducah, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, and Henderson.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,968.00 avg tuition

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Apply online Admissions:
www.murraystate.edu/Admissions
Financial Aid:
www.murraystate.edu/Students/Unde..

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Murray State University

Statistics:
Applied 4,057
Admitted 3,305 81%
Enrolled total 1,390
Full Time: 1,366
Part Time 24
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 448 570
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Writing 450 580
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 32%
6-year graduation rate 50%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Murray State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,652.00 $5,652.00 $16,968.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $924.00 $924.00 $924.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $274.00 $274.00 $745.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,054.00 $9,054.00 $27,174.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $924.00 $924.00 $924.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $416.00 $416.00 $1,171.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,984.00 $6,984.00 $3,821.00
Other Expenses $3,821.00 $3,821.00 $3,821.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,226.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 97%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,896.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 56%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,623.00

Murray State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Aquatic Biology/Limnology X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Telecommunications Management X X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Journalism X
Organizational Communication, General X X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Graphic Communications, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Health Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X X
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology X
Engineering Technology, General X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Outdoor Education X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Public Administration X X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Murray State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Wilson and Virginia Gantt Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
William Ray Mofield Honorary Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
William H. (Bart) Cayce Memorial Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
William B. Seale Marketing Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
Walter L. Wuster Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
Waldrop Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
Transfer Scholarship - Murray State University Varies January 15, 2015
Tim McEnroe Memorial Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
Thomas R. Whitton Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
Thomas B. Hogancamp Memorial Scholarship Varies January 15, 2015
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