Total Cost $16,210
Total Enrollment 10,071
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1

Murray State University
218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

There are over 10,000 of us, from 41 states and 45 countries, all of us busy discovering who we want to be, where we want to go, and what we want to do with the rest of our lives. If you're wondering about these things, yourself, you belong here with us! And whether you are just graduating from high school and thinking about Murray State as your next step, or up in years and following a life-long dream, Murray State University will be a perfect fit. It's Your World to Explore, after all.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student 5%
Admissions Office Phone (270) 809-3741
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Murray State University, 102 Curris Center, Murray, KY 42071
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $30

In order to be accepted to Murray State University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 19
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 25
ACT English (25th Percentile) 19
ACT English (75th Percentile) 25
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 25
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