Morehead State University

country rank  781
world rank  2225

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Morehead State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Morehead (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ashland, Jackson, Mt. Sterling, Prestonsburg, West Liberty. Officially accredited and/or recognized 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 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 10,000-49,999)
40351 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (606) 783 2000
F +1 (606) 783 5038
Other locations Ashland, Jackson, Mt. Sterling, Prestonsburg, West Liberty

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Admissions Center
Morehead 40351
+1 (606) 783 2000
800 585 6781

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Morehead State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018