Murray State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Murray, Kentucky Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,168

Avg in-state tuition

$24,792

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Murray State University

Murray State University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Murray, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,556, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 66 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,168, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,792.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

82% 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.

Acceptance Rate 82%

Retention Rate 79%

Graduation Rate 55%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1035-1250

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-28

Ways to Learn

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.

Learning Environment

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

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62%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

10k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

80%

Black

6%

Unknown

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

3%

Hispanic

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

40% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

40%

State Grant Aid

65%

Institution Grant Aid

89%

Pell Grant

40%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,878
State Grant Aid $2,654
Institution Grant Aid $7,524
Pell Grant Aid $4,651
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.