Morehead State University

Morehead, KY

Morehead State University

Morehead, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$9,290

$13,876

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
39%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
39%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

93%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,233
Declined 1,799
Total Received 8,032
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Public

5,877

undergraduate students

3,783

graduate students

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School Facts

Morehead State University, founded in 1887, is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Elmer R. Smith College of Business and Technology, College of Education, and College of Science. Its nearly 1,588-acre main campus is located in Morehead, 65 miles east of Lexington.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,660
Established in 1922
Coeducational Coeducational

1,588-acre campus in Morehead (population: 7,634), 65 miles from Lexington. Served by bus; major airport serves Lexington. School operates transportation to university farm, off-campus parking areas, and golf course. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Blue Grass

Morehead State University
150 University Boulevard
Morehead, KY
40351

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Chi Omega Sorority
  • Collegiate FFA
  • Academic Honors Student Association
  • Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity
  • Kappa Delta Sorority

Top Events

  • Eagle Fest (New Student Days activity)
  • Chi Omega Follies (Philanthropy event)
  • Homcoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • LiveSafe app--a two-way communication safety app between students and University Police

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
39%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
39%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.54

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,233
Declined 1,799
Total Received 8,032

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
interview

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,879

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,970
Room & board $9,490
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $1,440
Other fees $1,772
Total $21,992
Average Financial Aid - $4,879
Total with Avg. Aid $17,113

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, equestrian sports, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, equestrian sports

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agriculture, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Teacher Education
History, General
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music, General
Music, Other
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Systems Engineering
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other

9,660

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

5,877
students

Female
93%
5,471

Male
59%
3,493

39%

3,783
students

Female
12%
453

Male
6%
243

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

5,393
students

Female
61%
3,258

Male
39%
2,135

40%

3,571
students

Female
62%
2,213

Male
38%
1,358

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
89%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

353

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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