General Information About Murray State University
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.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 3,072 Percent Admitted 86% Men Admitted 85% Women Admitted 86% Full Time Retention Rate 72%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 20 25 English 19 25 Math 18 25
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 12,073 Native American 39.0 Asian 102.0 African American 739.0 Hispanic 125.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,857 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 698