B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B+
Morehead State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League
Address
University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
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Morehead State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
840-1060
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$11,296/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,027/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,869/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,412/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,610/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,962/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.56 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.60 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.60 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,209Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    40%
  • Individualized
    25%
  • Hard-working
    18%
  • Here
    15%
  • Here to have fun
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.83 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.94 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
Report
  • Small town, big heart.
    88%
  • Much More Boring
    12%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.44 responses
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If I could put it into one sentence, it would be, 2 years wasted here. I went to Morehead to finish up my Bachelors. I went because family and friends went here, they always said it was the best school for me. Just the two years there made me felt like I was lied too. Frist, I didn't really learn anything in my field to help me when I graduated. Second, they only care about getting their name out there. Third, student body is not very diverse, such as they only care about athletes, students in on-campus organizations(student clubs and greek life), if you are not any of these you mostly treated like dirt. Sadly, I have to go back to school to redo the damage this place did for my future. Thanks!
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Even though Morehead State University is a smaller campus in size compared to other colleges in the state it has a homey, safe, feeling that most bigger campus around it does not. I have been living on campus for one month each summer for a program called Upward Bound. Upward Bound is a educational program which helps low income or first time students finish high school and then go to college. The program and Morehead State has left such a positive impression on me I plan to attend there for my degree.
Morehead State University is the perfect fit if you are seeking a 4 year educational hands on experience in the classroom. The staff is extremely welcoming and willing to see a student excel and succeed in their education and reach their full potential. Being from South Florida was definitely a transition to adapt, however, it has been rewarding to meet new people and build relationships students and people who share the same dreams, goals, and desires. As a student athlete it has been a good experience, you are recognized and valued for your achievements and your academics. If there was one thing I could change about Morehead State University is being closer to South Florida, however, the weather has not been that bad.