Scholarships and Tuition Estimates for International students

Contact our International Student Office for information about estimating your tuition and scholarship award.
Email: msu.intl@murraystate.edu
Phone or WhatsApp: +1 270 809 4223

For students starting in Fall 2020 (August Intake)

Tuition Estimate for International Students

  Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Tuition and fees $13,920 $14,400* $10,620
Housing $5,424 $4,870 $4,870
Meals $3,860 $2,200 $2,200
Books and insurance $1,232 $1,232 $1,232
Personal expenses $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Yearly Costs $25,436 $23,702 $19,922

*18 credit hours at $800 per credit hour. Most master's programs require 30 credit hours to earn the degree. In this case, the calculation for the total tuition of the entire master's degree would be 30 x $800 = $24,000. The first year's tution fee would be $14,400 and the second year's tuition fee would be $9,600. 

Scholarships for International Students

International Leadership Scholarships

$1,000 Leadership Scholarships are awarded to bachelor's and master's students who demonstrate leadership and passion for advancing inter-cultural learning at Murray State University. Apply for admission first and then complete the separate scholarship application to be considered.

Partner University Scholarships

$2,000 per year Partner University Scholarships are awarded to all admitted undergraduate students from partner universities.

Transfer Scholarships

$1,500 per year Transfer Scholarships are awarded to international students with a 3.25 or higher cumulative GPA AND at least 45 transferrable credit hours of college coursework.

Scholarships for Citizens of Belize

Citizens of Belize who have studied or are currently studying at a COBEC member institution in Belize are eligible for the COBEC scholarship at Murray State University. This scholarship is awarded to students automatically without a separate scholarship application. 

  • For undergraduate students this award is valued at approximately $3,752 per year. The estimated tuition with the scholarship applied is $10,168 per year.
  • The scholarship for graduate students is valued at approximately $3,608 per year. The estimated tuition with the scholarship applied is $10,792 per year.

Murray State University Scholarships

Murray State University Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree at Murray State University. These scholarships provide a variety of academic, athletic, and service-based scholarship award opportunities to both domestic and international students. There are many different types of scholarships available. Access the scholarship application form if you are an admitted or current student.