At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1922
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $8,400
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Murray, KY

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 85%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 23%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

75%

Top half of HS class

41%

Top quarter of HS class

17%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 480-595
  • Math
  • 463-560
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 21-27
  • English
  • 21-28
  • Math
  • 19-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 85%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 23%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 8,877

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$8,400

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,237

books and supplies

$8,588

room and board

$18,225

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$22,680

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,237

books and supplies

$8,588

room and board

$32,505

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $7,421
  • $30-$48K
  • $8,708
  • $48-$75K
  • $10,816
  • $75-$110K
  • $13,745
  • $110 & UP
  • $13,293
Financial aid

99%

Receiving Financial Aid

36%

Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

8,877

Total undergrad enrollment

1,609

Total grad students

39%

Out-of-state

59%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 59%

    FEMALE

  • 41

    MALE
Organizations

200

Student Organizations

15

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

29%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 6%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 2%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 81%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

446

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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