Morehead State University

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world rank  2082

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Morehead State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Morehead (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ashland, Jackson, Mt. Sterling, Prestonsburg, West Liberty. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Morehead State University (MSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Morehead State University (MSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MSU
Founded 1966 Origins date back to 1887
Motto Lux
Light
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address University Boulevard
Morehead
40351 Kentucky
United States
Tel +1 (606) 783 2000
Fax +1 (606) 783 5038
Other locations Ashland, Jackson, Mt. Sterling, Prestonsburg, West Liberty

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Admissions Center
Morehead 40351
(606) 783 2000
800 585 6781

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Special Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Morehead State University's Library
Morehead State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 310,080 physical volumes, 31,490 physical media, 443,823 digital/electronic medium and 154 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Morehead State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,361 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1930


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Medical Sonography (JCRDMS)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology (JCERT)
  • Magnetic Resonance (JCERT)
  • Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • African-American Public Radio Consortium
  • American Angus Association
  • American Association for Paralegal Education
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of School Librarians
  • American Bar Association
  • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • American Football Coaches Association
  • American Library Association
  • American Philosophical Association
  • American Political Science Association
  • American Sociological Association Graduate Programs
  • American Volleyball Coaches Association
  • Americana Music Association
  • Associated Heads of Departments of Psychology
  • Associated Press
  • Associated Writing Programs
  • Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE)
  • Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
  • Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Association for Student Conduct Administration
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Association of College and University Auditors
  • Association of College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I)
  • Association of Departments of English
  • Association of Fundraising for Professionals
  • Association of Outdoor Recreation Education (AORE)
  • Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE)
  • Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies
  • Association of Student Advancement Programs
  • Association of Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE)
  • Bluegrass Golf Course Superintendent Association
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • College Sports Information Directors of America
  • Cooperative Center for Study Abroad
  • Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE KY)
  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE National)
  • Council for Opportunity in Education (COE)
  • Council of Advancement in Support of Education¨ Student Alumni Association/Student Foundation
  • Network (CASE ASAP)
  • Council of Applied Masters Programs in Psychology
  • Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
  • EDUCAUSE
  • Federation of Kentucky Academic Libraries (FoKAL)
  • Folk Art Society of America
  • International Academy of Astronautics
  • International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
  • International Collegiate Licensing Association
  • International Bluegrass Music Association
  • International Studies Association
  • International Town and Gown Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Science
  • Kentucky Association Chief of Police
  • Kentucky Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Kentucky Association of College Music Departments
  • Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Kentucky Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Kentucky Association of Institutional Research (KAIR)
  • Kentucky Association of University Law Enforcement Administrators
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Broadcasters Association
  • Kentucky Career Development Association
  • Kentucky Council on Associate Degree Nursing
  • Kentucky Counseling Associations
  • Kentucky Golf Association
  • Kentucky Historical Society
  • Kentucky Honors Roundtable
  • Kentucky Institute for International Studies
  • Kentucky Nonprofit Network
  • Kentucky Public Purchasing Association (KPPA)
  • Kentucky Public University Business Officers (KYPUBO)
  • Kentucky Science and Technology Corp
  • Kentucky Turfgrass Association
  • Kentucky Turfgrass Council
  • Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
  • KySpace Consortium
  • Ladies Professional Golf Association
  • Library Leadership and Management Association
  • Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX)
  • Magellan
  • Magellan Exchange
  • Magoffin County Historical Society
  • Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce
  • Mt. Sterling-Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association Basketball Coaches
  • National Association for Campus Activities (NACA)
  • National Association of Campus Card Users
  • National Association of Campus Safety Administrators
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of College Auxiliary Services
  • National Association of College Stores
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics
  • National Association of Educational Procurement
  • National Association of International Educators
  • National Association of Personnel Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators- Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • National Business Education Association
  • National Career Development Association
  • National Fast Pitch Coaches Association
  • National Institute of Government Procurement
  • National League for Nursing
  • National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing
  • National Public Radio
  • National Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
  • National Space Society
  • National WomenĂs Golf Coach Association
  • Non-Land-Grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources Universities (NARRU)
  • Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education
  • Ohio Valley Conference
  • Philosophy of Science Association
  • Public Radio International
  • Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Regional Organized Crime Information Center
  • Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center
  • Secretary of State
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Southern Association of College & University Business Officers
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Southern Business Administration Association
  • Southern Regional Education Board
  • State Assisted Academic Library Council of Kentucky (SAALCK)
  • Statewide Consortium Membership
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)
  • United State Bowling Congress Collegiate (USBC)
  • United States Track Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)
  • University and College Designers Association
  • USM/Gulf Coast Research Lab
  • Women's Basketball Coaches Association
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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