Morehead State University

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Also known as MSU, Morehead State University is a public co-educational university located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Founded in 1887 as the Morehead Normal School, it was taken over by the state and eventually renamed.

U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of America's Best Colleges taps Morehead as one of the South's top 25 public universities ��" as it has been for a decade. In addition, The Daily Beast recognized Morehead as a top underrated school in 2013. The campus is considered one of the nation's safest.

Morehead is comprised of five colleges: Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Business & Public Affairs; College of Education; College of Science & Technology and University College. There are 212 degree programs available, and two-thirds of the faculty hold doctoral degrees.

Morehead is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Athletics

A charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference in NCAA Division I, Morehead sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports for men and women. The school's football team is the only public school to compete in the Pioneer Football League of the Football Championship Subdivision.

Morehead's athletic teams are known as the Eagles.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Morehead offers grants, loans, scholarships, work-study and additional forms of financial aid to help students defray the cost of attendance.

Library System

The Camden-Carroll Library offers books, articles, online items, DVDs and audio items. Its stated goal is to cultivate an environment that encourages learning and scholarly exchange, and toward that end it works to acquire a collection that represents multiple viewpoints.

Student Housing

Morehead's on-campus residency policy mandates that all students under the age of 21 who have earned fewer than 60 university credits must live on campus. Traditional residence halls are Alumni Tower, Butler Hall, Cartmell Hall, Cooper Hall, Fields Hall and Thompson Hall, the last two of which are year-round housing. Suite-style living options are East Mignon Hall, Mignon Hall, Mignon Tower, Nunn Hall and West Mignon Hall. Apartment-style options are Eagle Lake Apartments, Mays Hall Apartments and Normal Hall Apartments.

General Information

Admission Office

100 Admissions Center

Morehead, KY 40351

(606) 783-2000

(800) 585-6781

Fax: (606) 783-5038



Contact: Jeffrey Liles

Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
Main Address

201 Howell-McDowell Administration Building

Morehead, KY 40351

(606) 783-2221

www.moreheadstate.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,487

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,338

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,773

Graduate enrollment: 1,494

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agriculture – General B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems A,B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies A,B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Radiologic Technology A,B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Respiratory Therapy A
Veterinarian Assistance A

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Morehead State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(606) 783-2000
Website:www.moreheadstate.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.moreheadstate.edu/apply/
Address:University Blvd, Morehead, KY 40351
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,746
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,762 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,496
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,744
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,503

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Morehead State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Morehead State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services172
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education4711
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields241
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs144
History1
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies31
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions121
Social Sciences43
Visual and Performing Arts43
Grand total595828

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Morehead State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Education14
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Social Sciences1
Grand total1188

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Morehead State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,496
Out-of-state$12,744
Books and supplies$1,440

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,422
Out-of-state$10,422

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,48399%
Grant or scholarship aid1,41895%$8,503
Student loan aid96064%$5,884

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,47266%$8,410
Federal student loans4,61447%$6,770

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Morehead State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Morehead State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,3271,6852,642
Percent admitted100%82%88%
Percent admitted who enrolled31%31%32%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Morehead State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,746
Undergraduate enrollment9,752
Graduate enrollment994

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Morehead State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Magnetic Resonance (MR) - Programs for magnetic resonance technologists
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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