About Murray State University
Established in 1922, Murray State University is a nationally recognized public university in the United States that is home to nearly 10,000 students from the United States and 46 countries. As a student, you may choose from over 146 high-quality bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral programs, and the English Language Program. International students benefit from affordable tuition rates and numerous scholarship opportunities.
You will feel welcome in the safe and friendly university community that was recently recognized as the "Friendliest Small Town in America" by USA Today. A Murray State education focuses on career achievement -- it is a true value and you will graduate ready for success. Take the next step and find out how to apply for admission.
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Murray State University Fast Facts
- Public University Founded In 1922
- Located in Kentucky, USA
- America's Best Colleges - Forbes
- 30+ Consecutive Years Top Tier University - U.S. News & World Report
- 146 Academic Programs
- 9,456 Students Enrolled
- 45 Countries Represented
- 70,000+ Alumni Worldwide
- #1 Campus Safety Initiatives - Safe Campus
- 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
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