Student Consumer Information
Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
The Financial Aid Office has information about obtaining Financial Aid.
Privacy of Student Records−Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Information about the Institutional Policy for FERPA.
FERPA for Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees.
Online FERPA Training.
Request for Non-Disclosure (FERPA).
Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
The Office of Student Disability Services is committed to promoting the full participation of students with disabilities in all areas of university life.
Students can find out about qualifying and applying for accommodations.
Review the list of accommodations and services.
Student Diversity, Retention, and Graduation Rates
Student Body Diversity Rates1
The following numbers represent the percentages among full-time students who were enrolled as of Fall 2021:
Table 1: Student Body Diversity by Gender
Table 2: Student Body Diversity by major racial or ethnic group
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.2%|
|Black or African American||5.8%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0.1%|
|Two or more races||2.8%|
|Race and ethnicity unknown||4.3%|
The following numbers represent the percentages among full-time undergraduate students who were enrolled as of Fall 2021.
Table 3: Student Body Diversity by Federal Pell Grant Recipients
|Pell Grant Recipients||40%|
The percentage of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, undergraduate students who began their studies in the fall of 2020 and returned in the fall of 2021 was 74.1%.
Completion and Graduation Rates3
The following numbers represent the percentages of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began studies in the fall of 2015 and earned bachelor’s degrees in six years or less:
Table 1: Graduation Rates by Cohort and Gender
|All undergraduate students||56%|
Table 2: Graduation Rates by grant and federal loan status
|Recipients of federal Pell Grants||43%|
|Recipients of subsidized Stafford loan who did not receive a Pell Grant||57%|
|Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or Direct Subsidized Stafford loan||65%|
Table 3: Graduation Rates by major racial or ethnic group
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0%|
|Black or African American||39%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0%|
|Two or more races||40%|
|Race and ethnicity unknown||50%|
1Source: 20 U.S.C. § 1092(a)(1)(Q).
2Source: 34 C.F.R. § 668.41(d)(3).
3Source: 34 C.F.R. § 668.41(a)‐(d), 668.45, 668.8(b)(1)(ii).
Price of Attendance
The Bursar's Office has information about tuition and costs.
Murray State University Net Price Calculator
Murray State University is pleased to provide this net price calculator as a guide to assist in early financial planning for college. This calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal, state and institutional aid eligibility to help families determine what aid the student may be awarded and to make arrangements to cover the cost of attendance.
Other Financial Aid Resources are available to students and their families.
Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
The Bursar's Office has information about refund policies and procedures.