About Murray

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Murray, Kentucky
Murray is a wonderful community! Find out more about the demographics of Murray, community leaders, average temperature, current events, schools in the area, area dining, and much more at the Murray, Ky, Chamber of Commerce website

MSU Rankings

Academic excellence
For fifteen years, Murray has been rated as a leading university. U.S.News rated Murray as one of the nation's top public universities, saying, "A degree from a distinguished college helps graduates get good jobs and gain entrance to the world's top graduate programs."

An American Treasure
Murray was one of only six public universities in the nation to be selected by Kaplan, Inc. as a "Hidden Treasure." The honor was based on the results of a Market Measurement, Inc., national survey of high school guidance counselors.

A "Best Value"
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has again ranked Murray as one of America's top public universities. When 500 public colleges around the nation were studied, Kiplinger's rated MSU 59th (in-state value) and 56th (out-of-state value). Judges reviewed quality of academics, admission rates, freshmen retention, average class size, graduation rates and average college debt after graduation.

22 years and counting
U.S.News & World Report ranked MSU among America’s best public universities for the 22nd consecutive year. Murray ranked ninth in the nation, Kentucky’s highest rated public university. The magazine also selected Murray number 14 among the South’s “Great Schools at Great Prices.”

The MSU campus
Explore the Campus Life website to get an idea of what it will be like to live and learn at Murray State University.

More about Murray State

Learn about Murray State and the Community at this website.