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#1652 Overall Influence #410 Desirability Rank

Murray State University

Four-year public university located in Murray, Kentucky, United States

From Wikipedia

Murray State University is a public university in Murray, Kentucky. In addition to the main campus in Calloway County in southwestern Kentucky, Murray State operates extended campuses offering upper level and graduate courses in Paducah, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, and Henderson.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,552

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

53%

Median SAT Score

1142

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,968

Fees (in-state)

$1,200

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$42,300

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

7K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

218 Wells Hall, Murray KY 42071-3318

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is Murray State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1170 World Rank
Education
#1269 World Rank
Business
#684 World Rank
History
#1495 World Rank
Biology
#1306 World Rank
Political Science
#1973 World Rank
Medical
#2214 World Rank
Engineering
#1617 World Rank
Literature
#1143 World Rank
Communications
#1484 World Rank
Chemistry
#1584 World Rank
Mathematics
#1208 World Rank
Psychology
#2392 World Rank
Computer Science
#1774 World Rank
Physics
#1887 World Rank
Economics
#1385 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1431 World Rank
Nursing
#2038 World Rank
Sociology
#2120 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#6276 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1258 World Rank
Law
#1307 World Rank
Anthropology
#2395 World Rank
Religious Studies
#3048 World Rank
Philosophy

Influential People

Who are Murray State University's Most influential alumni?

Murray State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Communications, and Education

Fred Sowerby

Antigua and Barbuda sprinter, middle-distance runner and hurdler

Brent Yonts

American politician

Richard Heath

American politician from Kentucky

Terrell Miller

Basketball player

Tony Franklin

American football player and coach

Milton H. Hamilton Jr.

American politician

Wesley Korir

Kenyan marathon runner and politician

Floyd Burdette

American college basketball coach

Kenny Imes

American politician

Kevin Brown

Poet

Gil Mains

American football player and professional wrestler

Shaq Buchanan

American basketball player