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Murray State University

Murray State University’s highest priorities are student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities. As a comprehensive public university dedicated to diversity, global awareness, and intellectual curiosity, we actively engage students, faculty, staff, and the community in collaborative scholarship, creative activity, and research. We invest in our communities through thoughtful public service in our 18-county service region and beyond. Our uniqueness arises from our combination of academic excellence, welcoming atmosphere, and dedication to student success through mentored, real-world learning opportunities.

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

40.2

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

40.2

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

51.28

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

3.92

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

6.42

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

30.32

Why you should attend?

Murray State provides affordable and accessible education opportunities on our main and regional campuses with locations in close proximity to both Fort Campbell and Fort Knox. We offer in-state tuition to qualified veterans and dependents and match D.O.D. tuition awards provided for active duty service members. With services such as free mental-health counseling, peer support through our Veteran Student Organization, and amenities such as our dedicated veteran's lounge, Murray State makes veteran student success a priority by assisting service members in the transition from military to student life.

Top Degrees

Accounting
Biology
Business Administration & Management, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Engineering (general)
Finance, General
Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse
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 $9,168 $13,920
Fees $0 $0
Room $6,064 $6,064
Board $3,974 $3,974
Books $1,260 $1,260
Other Expenses $2,270 $2,270
Totals $22,736 $27,488
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $9,792 $14,400
Fees $0 $0
Room $0 $0
Board $0 $0
Books $0 $0
Other Expenses $0 $0
Totals $9,792 $14,400