Morehead, KY
Morehead State University


113 Ratings

On-Campus Housing

Off-Campus Housing

Campus Food

Campus Facilities

Class Size

Activities

Local Services

Academics

You may be eligible! These Lenders offer loans to students who attend Morehead State University

disclosure
*Results provided by SimpleTuition.
SimpleTuition is an independent comparison site and is not affiliated with colleges or universities that may be referenced in these results. Loan offers from participating lenders that appear also have no affiliation with any college or university referenced. Not all lenders participate in our site and lenders that do participate may not offer loans to every school. We remind users that there are many additional borrowing options available - use SimpleTuition as part of your larger quest for college financing. Shop around and make the choice that's best for you and maximize use of grants and federal aid options whenever possible. We may receive transaction or referral fees when a user selects a product from a partner lender or advertiser. Our company mission is based on the premise that choice and transparency are good. There is no additional cost to a user who selects a loan presented by one of our partners.

Recent Reviews

Andrew
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

This school is unique in that it has a very good student to faculty ratio. This allows for classes to rarely exceed 30 studen...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

This school is unique in that it has a very good student to faculty ratio. This allows for classes to rarely exceed 30 students, which helps with students being able to associate and interact more during a class.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

In order to do well in college it is simple, go to class and be engaged. When a teacher sees that you are trying they are more likely to help you more in and out of the class room and also if they see you trying they are much more likely to give you extensions if you ever need one.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The most frustrating thing is that there is not much to do in this area. The closest large cities are an hour in any direction, which isn't necessarily a timely drive.

Tiffany
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The advice that I would give most to parents and/or students when choosing the right college, would be a college that strives...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The advice that I would give most to parents and/or students when choosing the right college, would be a college that strives for success. Easily accomadated, and friendly. Somewhere they can feel safe at all time, receive the best education of their ability and somewhere they feel like they belong. If finances are a problem, there are many ways to pay for college through financial aid, and student loans, not having money should never be an excuse. While choosing the right college, the parents and/or students should narrow down a school that they can all agree on, feel comofrtable with and make sure it offers enough options to choose from, when deciding what they want to pursue their major in. Know one knows for sure that the college they choose will be the right one. Sometimes one just has to take the risk, but if you take a tour of the school and feel at home, than maybe that unviersity or community college is for them. Attending a college, is one of the most important decisions one could make. It maps out the rest of your life.

Tabitha
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Morehead State is a really good college, but a person needs to make sure that the college they are looking at is the best for...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Morehead State is a really good college, but a person needs to make sure that the college they are looking at is the best for what they want to study. I chose nursing and MSU is the best school for nursing. It is important to research colleges and find what they are known for.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

I wish I would have known how to study better. It was hard for me to adjust when I was a freshman so I got a lot of "C"s and now I am paying for that. I wish I would have been more prepared to to make good grades because once your GPA is low it is hard to bring up. Now that I have been in school 5 years I finally feel like I know how to study, but no matter what it seems that it is never going to be enough to get a 3.0 GPA.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

We have been made to pay for things that not all of us are going to use, like a new basketball court, recreational area. I do not use the phacility because I don't live on campus, and and have a job and child outside of school, but I paid to help build it. Another thing is the parking is horrible!!!!! There is a big lot with enough spaces but it is soooooo far away and the shuttle bus that runs there sometimes takes a while to get there and then you have to wait for people to get on.

Jacqueline
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't turn away from State Universities, or assume that you have to go Ivy League to get a first rate education. The better k...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't turn away from State Universities, or assume that you have to go Ivy League to get a first rate education. The better known the college, there's the likelihood that it'll be more expensive (sometimes needlessly so), bigger and harder to navigate, and involve larger, more uninvolved classrooms. Visit the colleges, explore the campuses and the surrounding communities. Pay attention to the class offerings, but look for character, too.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

I wish I'd known to be more careful when it came to taking unncessary classes.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing about the school, and it's not really a complaint, is that the curriculum has been shifted to focus more on majors more scientific and business oriented, and while there haven't been cutbacks in my discipline, I worry that won't be the way of it for long.

Allison
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is very welcoming. I feel very comfortable being there and feel very confident in my decision to go there.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is very welcoming. I feel very comfortable being there and feel very confident in my decision to go there.

Describe the students at your school.

For the most part, my classmates are very friendly and accomadating. I feel like most of them are very approachable and willing to help with whatever it is I would need.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell those looking at colleges to first of all, take visits to as many colleges as you need. Even if you don't think that a certain school is going to be an option for you, it never hurts to look. It will help you to make your decision. Also, when you find the right college you will know it. In my experience, when I visited the college I chose, I felt a sense of calmness. It was like all of my college worries were over. Follow your heart and your gut instinct to make your decision. As far as making the most of your college experience, get involved in things at school. It is a great way to meet people. Also try to be very open and friendly to others in your classes. That is another great way to meet people, and it also gives you options to have others in your classes to help you out if you are struggling in a class.

Courtney
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would make a list of everything I wanted out of a college and look for universities. I wanted something that was on the sma...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would make a list of everything I wanted out of a college and look for universities. I wanted something that was on the smaller side, close enough to go home whenever I wanted but far enough away to where I still had my freedom, and a place that was very strong in my desired field, and thats exactly what I got in my school. Also, campus tours are amazing.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

That this isn't high school, and that I actually had to apply myself. That just because I can do something doesn't necessarily mean I should. That my original major wasn't for me, before I wasted 2 years on it.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

Summer classes dropped at the last minute.

Brittney
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Find as school that makes you feel at home. Forget about where your friends are going or the finances involved. The only t...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Find as school that makes you feel at home. Forget about where your friends are going or the finances involved. The only thing that matters is that it makes you happy. When you get there, keep school a priority. You may get off track at times, but you learn from your mistakes.

What's unique about your campus?

I would consider the small stature of the campus to be the best thing about school. You feel as if you belong, rather than a speck on this Earth. If you don't know someone on campus, then most likely you have seen them around.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The fact that school is a "suitcase campus" is the worst thing. Every weekend a majority of the population goes home, most likely due to the lack of activities available to students.

Katie
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Go on many college visits, visit interesting colleges more then once. Find that college that makes you feel happy and at home...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Go on many college visits, visit interesting colleges more then once. Find that college that makes you feel happy and at home. If you are not comfortable on campus on a visit, you wont be comfortable attending there. Don't be afraid to stop students walking by you, they were in your shoes before. Look at the town/region the college is in, a tiny college in Appalachia is not right for everyone neither is a large Ivy League school. Also, don't limit yourself to the colleges where all your friends are going. You're going to make new friends. This is your life, your college, and your future. Once you move in to the new college students, be yourself, a lot of new students will think they can make a huge change just because this is a new school. If you're uncomfortable with yourself it will show. Make a few small changes but stay true to yourself. And lastly, do not be afraid to try new things. But remember some things aren't for everyone. Just don't forget you went to college to get an education above all else.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

It is in the middle of no where. But it is still close enough to get to major cities and home in a few hours.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The school requires you to run around to get every problem solved.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 9,752
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,496
  • Acceptance rate
  • 86%

Campus Topics

    • {{q.Category}}
      • {{q.Question}}
        ({{q.TotalAnswered}} answers)
      • No Answers Yet :(
        Be the first to write a review!
        {{vm.getPercentage(pa.TotalAnswered,q.TotalAnswered)}}% "{{pa.Answer}}"

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

Morehead State University administrators: claim your school to add photos and details.