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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,661
Declined 2,023
Total Received 8,684
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Public

9,935

undergraduate students

1,036

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1887, Morehead State University is a public liberal arts and comprehensive 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 10,971
Established in 1887
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

Morehead State University
150 University Boulevard
Morehead, KY
40351

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,661
Declined 2,023
Total Received 8,684

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,473

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,970
Room & board $9,810
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $20,300
Average Financial Aid - $7,473
Total with Avg. Aid $12,827

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,684,310
State $4,265,640
Institutional $33,236
Other external
Total $17,983,186

Non-need-based

Federal $35,796
State $6,371,762
Institutional $16,782,561
Other external $2,642,940
Total $25,833,059

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 585-6781
F: 606 783-2293
finaid@moreheadstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, equestrian sports, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, badminton, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, climbing, flag football, golf, quidditch, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Pioneer Football League (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Information Systems, General.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Neuroscience.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biomedical Sciences
  2. University Studies
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,971

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

9,935
students

Female
61%
6,078

Male
39%
3,857

9%

1,036
students

Female
65%
675

Male
35%
361

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

5,580
students

Female
60%
3,339

Male
40%
2,241

44%

4,355
students

Female
63%
2,739

Male
37%
1,616

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: December 1

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Ukraine
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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