Financial Aid and Assistantships

Murray State understands the financial reality facing many students today. You need a degree to advance your career and increase your earning power, but you are unsure how you are going to pay for it. Murray State University is one of the most affordable choices for graduate programs. In fact, we have been named as "America's Top 100 Best College Buys." Not only do Kentucky residents get a great tuition rate, Murray State also offers residents of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee discounted regional tuition rates. 

There are many ways we can help finance your graduate education. Approximately 70 percent of our graduate students receive some type of financial aid to help with attending graduate school, which includes scholarships, fellowships, graduate assistantships, and loans. If eligible, you can receive more than one type of financial aid to help assist you.