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Murray State University

Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1922. It is located in town of Murray, Kentucky. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky. It offers students two certificates, seven associates level degrees, 63 degrees at the bachelors level, and 34 degrees at the masters level. 10,412 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at MSU in 2010. Murray State offers subjects such as social work and science. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Murray State is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky.

Admission

4,233 students applied for admission to this mid-sized school in 2010. It admitted about 72% of applicants or 3,090 students. More than two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

4,233 students applied for admission to this mid-sized school in 2010. It admitted about 72% of applicants or 3,090 students. More than two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 73%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 86%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 57%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school had 10,412 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school had 10,412 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 4165
  • Total Enrolled Female: 6247
  • Undergraduate Male: 3454
  • Undergraduate Female: 4971
  • Graduate Male: 676
  • Graduate Female: 1311

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 570 faculty. 72% of teachers are full-time, 157 out of 570 teachers are part-time, and over half of the faculty are men.

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 570 faculty. 72% of teachers are full-time, 157 out of 570 teachers are part-time, and over half of the faculty are men.

  • Male: 303
  • Female: 267
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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