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Morehead State University
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  • 4 Year
  • MOREHEAD, KY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Morehead State is a public university located in Morehead, Kentucky. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,393 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Morehead State acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Radiation Therapy. Graduating 46% of students, Morehead State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,200.

About

150 UNIVERSITY BLVD
MOREHEAD, KY 40351
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League

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.

MSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,560 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,565 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 65 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 65 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,393 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,565
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Dedicated
    39%
  • Individualized
    27%
  • Hard-working
    18%
  • Here
    14%
  • Here to have fun
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 88 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 99 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Small town, big heart.
    88%
  • Much More Boring
    10%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
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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