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Murray State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

10,412 students

81% admitted

  • 7,531 full time
  • 2,881 part time
  • 3,158 men full time
  • 4,373 women full time
  • 4,057 applied
  • 3,305 admitted
  • 1,390 enrolled

7,548 Undergraduates

$17,640 tuition/year

  • 1,987 Graduates
  • 877 Non-Degree
  • $17,640 out of state
  • $960 fees
  • $7,384 room & board
  • $1,285 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jenn from Murray, KY
  • 0
  • i live 5.5-7 hours from murray, depending on the route. homesickness is really hard for me. but involving myself in things like the equestrian program, intramural sports and dorm activities…

  • Feb-08-2012 Read More
  • Rachelle from Almo, KY
  • 0
  • Murray State has a really positive environment full of friendly people. There are always many things to do, and all different kinds of opportunities. All students are proud to be…

  • Jan-10-2012 Read More
  • Cody from Murray, KY
  • 0
  • The people at murray state university including myself are stuck up, rude at times, yet playful. Not everyone is strong enough to make it through college something gets to them…

  • May-11-2012 Read More
  • Davis from Calvert City, KY
  • 0
  • Murray State is an amazing place to learn and grow not only as a student, but as a person. The environment is extremely tolerant, friendly, and extremely helpful for students…

  • Sep-05-2013 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Thomas from Guston, KY
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Murray might be small, but it's got great places. The way most of the dorms are set up is good too - 2 people per room, 2 rooms per bathroom. No need to worry about community baths! Don't like the dorms? Most of the apartments are less than 5 minutes off campus.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Paducah, KY
  • Jul-15-2011 I am a current student here

    I have met wonderful people and the campus is very nice. The town of Murray is small, but my friends and I always find stuff to do.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Henderson, KY
  • Jun-17-2011 I am a current student here

    I absolutely LOVE being living at Murray. I live on Campus in the Residential College of Richmond. The housing accommodations are amazing and they make you feel so much at home. If you want to get the college experience, living on the Murray Campus will surely give you it!

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  • 4
  • Lace from Murray,KY
  • Jun-14-2011 I am a current student here

    The campus is large enough to give you the total college experience, but its not so big that you're just another number. There are lots of things to do and see in town as well.

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  • 5
  • Tasha from Dexter, KY
  • May-09-2011 I am a current student here

    It is exactly the type of college I want to attend. It is in a small town and class sizes are smaller. The campus is beautiful and there is always something going on that students can get involved in.

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