Murray State University

Acceptance Rate 77 %
SAT Average 1,125
Tuition & Fees $18,528
Student Population 9,449
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,282

Academic Overview

Murray State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Murray, Kentucky. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $9,252 for Kentucky residents and $18,528 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,449 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 77% and the graduation rate is 53% last year.
The salary after graduation from Murray State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Murray State University are $9,252 for Kentucky residents and $18,528 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $9,882 for in-state students and $14,544 for out-of-state students.
Murray State University 2022 Tuition & Fees
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Murray State. The acceptance rate of Murray State is 77% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 53% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,282 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,449 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Murray State University is 77 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Murray State University is 53 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Murray State University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Murray State University is 9,449
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Murray State University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,282 at Murray State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Murray State offers 126 major programs through online and on-site education where 25 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate10
Associate's Degree60
Bachelor's Degree662
Post Bachelor's Degree93
Master's Degree4117
Doctor's degree - professional practice11
Doctor's degree - other22

Special Learning Opportunities

Murray State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,184)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,766)

Veterans Benefits

Murray State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges