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Morehead State University

Morehead State University (MSU) is a comprehensive public university with robust undergraduate and graduate programs, emerging doctoral programs and an emphasis on regional engagement. MSU aspires to be the best public regional university in the South through prioritizing student success; outcomes; academic excellence; and rankings, reputation and regional responsiveness. MSU is located near Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County, Kentucky. Founded in 1887 as Morehead Normal School, it was a private, church-supported institution known as “a light to the mountains.” In 1926, it became part of the state-supported system and was renamed Morehead State Normal School and Teacher’s College. An increase in enrollment and degree programs resulted in successive renaming as Morehead State College (1948) and its current designation as Morehead State University (1966).

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

68.48

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

68.48

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

89.74

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

22.74

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

8.21

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

52.02

Why you should attend?

Morehead State University is an excellent choice for military servicemembers and veterans due to its variety of programs to study, affordability, small class room sizes, opportunities to receive certificates, associate, bachelor, and doctorate degrees, fully online degrees, military initiatives programs, veterans resource center, and many other programs and benefits. MSU grants college credit for military training in the best way to support the student according to their degree plan. MSU is well connected with local veteran organizations like the VA Clinic, Rowan County Veterans Foundation and the American Legion Post 126. MSU employs veteran students through works study to support the Veteran Resource Center.

Top Degrees

Accounting
Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering
Biology
Business Administration & Management, General
Elementary Education
Engineering (general)
Exercise Science
Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse
Psychology
Social Work
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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $8,970 $13,556
Fees $520 $520
Room $4,800 $4,800
Board $4,262 $4,262
Books $1,200 $1,200
Other Expenses $0 $0
Totals $19,752 $24,338
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $8,550 $8,550
Fees $520 $520
Room $4,800 $4,800
Board $4,262 $4,262
Books $1,200 $1,200
Other Expenses $0 $0
Totals $19,332 $19,332