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Mission Statement

Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning 而且 excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often found at re搜索 机构 with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller 大学.

Strategic Attributes

We offer relevant undergraduate 而且 graduate degree programs with core studies in the liberal arts 而且 sciences, leading to degrees from certificates to advanced practice doctorates that prepare students for success. Through effective 而且 creative teaching, both in traditional formats 而且 in an online environment; the opportunity to apply knowledge 而且 skills to real-world situations, 而且 academic 而且 student support services, our quality faculty 而且 staff foster student growth in knowledge, critical inquiry, 而且 innovative thinking. As a public comprehensive university dedicated to diversity, global awareness 而且 intellectual curiosity, we actively engage students, faculty, staff 而且 the community in collaborative scholarship, creative activity 而且 re搜索. We invest in our communities through thoughtful public service in our 18-county service region 而且 beyond. Our uniqueness arises from our combination of academic excellence, welcoming atmosphere 而且 dedication to student success through mentored, real-world learning opportunities in an open-minded, supportive 而且 innovative learning environment.


  • 地点: 穆雷,肯塔基州

  • 成立: 1922

  • 类型: 4-year, state-supported public university

  • 颜色: Navy blue 而且 gold (white accent)

  • 昵称: 赛车手


  • 总: 9,456

  • Undergraduate: 7,939

  • 研究生: 1,517

First-time freshmen

  • 注册: 1,503

  • Average ACT score of freshmen admitted without conditions: 24.

  • High ranking students:  46.03% of the current freshman class ranked in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating classes

  • Our freshmen class is from 28 states, 4 foreign countries 而且 76 Kentucky counties.

Faculty 而且 staff

  • 超过 $7.3 million in grants was awarded to Murray State faculty between July 1, 2018 而且 March 31, 2019 to benefit h而且s-on learning opportunities

  • 75% of full-time, instructional faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.

  • University 库 provides access to more than 463,000 collections to aid faculty, staff 而且 student re搜索 endeavors

Student body 而且 faculty

  • The student body is 62.95%的女性 而且 37.06%的男性.

  • Fall 2019 full-time freshmen returning for the fall 2019 semester: 79.31%

  • Our students are residents of 48个州. IMONE体育平台有 401 international students from 45个国家.

  • 760 students transferred to Murray State in Fall 2020.

  • Our six-year graduation rate is 54.5%.


  • Undergraduate certificates: 6

  • Associate programs: 6

  • Bachelor's programs: 60

  • Graduate certificates: 11

  • Master's 而且 specialist programs: 37

  • Specialist degrees: 3

  • Doctoral programs: 3

  • Average undergraduate class size: 18

  • Undergraduate student to faculty ratio: 15.5 to 1

Undergraduate fields with the highest enrollment:

  • Animal Health Technology

  • Agricultural Science

  • 护理

  • 生物学

  • Business Administration

  • Occupational Safety 而且 Health

Other facts 而且 statistics

Murray State University is a tax-supported institution composed of six academic colleges 而且 schools:

Regional campuses

eight residential colleges 在校园.

Financial Aid

  • Murray State awards over $115 million annually in financial aid 而且 scholarships.

  • Highest percentage of graduates with no student debt - #1 among all Kentucky public 机构
    (based on 2017-18 data)

  • In fall 2017, 95.55% of new, full-time freshmen 而且 81.54% of full-time undergraduates received some form of financial aid.

For more information, please see the Common Data Set 而且 Murray State University Fact Books.

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