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Murray State University
  • Graduate School
  • MURRAY, KY

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Murray State is a public graduate school in Murray, Kentucky. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 1,398 graduate students. Of the 42 graduate programs offered at Murray State University, 15 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 62% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,398
Part-Time Grad Students
864
Research Assistants
36
Teaching Assistants
35
Racial Diversity
  • White
    77.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    10.5%
  • African American
    6.4%
  • Asian
    1.4%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • Unknown
    1.3%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Driven
    36%
  • Down-to-earth
    12%
  • Friendly
    36%
  • Intellectual
    4%
  • Organized
    4%
  • Average
    8%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 24 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    21%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    46%
  • Don't know yet
    4%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
84%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 25 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 24 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 25 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    36%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    44%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    12%
  • More than $100,000
    8%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 25 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    8%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
80%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 25 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$37,421
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$762
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$184,400
National
$281,900

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