Morehead State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Morehead, KY

$9,290

Avg in-state tuition

$13,876

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Morehead State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Morehead State University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Morehead, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,654, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 52 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 46%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,290, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,876.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

78% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 948-1223

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students Enrolled

46%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

89%

Black

3%

Two or more races

3%

Hispanic

2%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

54% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

25

Total Online Enrollment

4,437

Student Location Breakout

46% 54%

Percent of Programs Online

73% On-campus

27% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 22% online

Bachelor's 10% online

Graduate Certificate 50% online

Master's 56% online

Doctorate 100% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

55%

State Grant Aid

86%

Institution Grant Aid

74%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,879
State Grant Aid $2,758
Institution Grant Aid $5,894
Pell Grant Aid $4,573

Financial Outlook

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.